Driver of Sofia 'Killer' Taxi Cab Pleads Guilty

Crime | January 16, 2014, Thursday // 12:15|  views

Mihail Kurtev, the taxi cab driver who caused a crash on Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd in Sofia. Phoro by BGNES

Taxi driver who caused a horrific crash in Sofia in July, has pleaded guilty and now faces no more than ten years in jail.

Mihail Kurtev, who caused the horrific crash on Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd in Sofia in July has been released on bail of BGN 1000, because he has already has spent the maximum allowed time in detention, informs BNR on Wednesday.

The serious traffic accident occurred at the bus stop in front of the "The Mall" shopping center on Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd on 10 July.

The taxi drived by Kurtev suffered a flat tire, spun out of control, and rammed into a bus stop full of people.

A six-year-old girl and a woman aged 25 died in hospital after the crash.

In addition to the two fatalities, nine more were injured.

The driver had been speeding, according to traffic police.

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