Accident on the A18, car overturns near Letojanni: 5 young people from Messina injured, one is in intensive care at the Polyclinic


By John

Serious accident at dawn today on the Messina-Catania motorway. Around 5 a.m., a car traveling on the lane towards Messina, at km 32.700 near the municipality of Letojanni in the section currently running in two directions on the mountain side of the road, went off the road and the five people who were on the road were injured. found on board. The car, a Smart forFour, crashed into the barriers and overturned, flying into the traffic island, remaining vertically resting on the guardrail.

Inside there were five very young people aged between 16 and 19, all from Messina, probably returning after the Saturday evening spent out, who managed to abandon the car and ask for help. All the injured were transported to hospital in Messina. The youngest is very serious with a reserved prognosis in the resuscitation department of the Polyclinic, another is still undergoing tests, another has been discharged with a prognosis of 7 days. The other two young people were transported to the Piedmont hospital

The 118 ambulances, the patrols of the Traffic Police of the Giardini Naxos Subsection and the vehicles of the Letojanni Fire Brigade intervened on site. The Polstrada is investigating the independent accident.