The Ministry of health commented on the proposal to allow the ambulance to RAM the car

The Ministry of health of Russia has not taken the initiative to enable to RAM cars that prevent the passage of the ambulance, but from the public such initiatives were reported, said “RIA Novosti” Director of the Department of public health and communications Minister Oleg Salagai. “The Ministry this initiative is not performed. From the public, such offers do sound,” he said.

Earlier, the Deputy Minister of health Tatyana Yakovleva said that the Ministry discussed the issue of changing legislation that will allow ambulances to RAM not passing their cars. In addition, she said that the Ministry is discussing the issue of stricter liability for obstructing ambulance.

“I believe that stricter laws need. If an ambulance is not missed, it’s just not manslaughter, and I would say that this is premeditated murder”, — said Yakovlev.

A week ago, January 10, in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskij the driver of a foreign car has not missed going to call an ambulance, which worked the signal. When they reached the patient, the doctors pronounced his death.

January 12 was published video of the incident. It can be seen that ambulance rides on a narrow road in a yard, in her way, stopped the car, the ambulance driver includes flashing beacons, and requires that the driver of the oncoming car to “quickly” give way. Of cars comes a man who aggressively responds to the driver’s requirements and offers emergency physicians to go around.

Local police said that the woman who was behind the wheel of cars, can be applied exclusively to administrative law. We are talking about part 2 of article 12.17 of the Code of administrative offences (“failure to provide the benefits of moving the vehicle with special color schemes, inscriptions and designations, with simultaneously included flashing beacon blue and a special sound signal”).

The incident with the ambulance on the Kamchatka Peninsula. The main thing

Check the beginning of the regional Department of the TFR. The office brought criminal case on signs of the crime under part 1 of article 109 of the criminal code (“Causing death on imprudence”).