Messina, elderly man hit by a car and dragged for 20 meters: hospitalized in serious condition


By John

The 86-year-old man who was the victim of a serious accident yesterday afternoon in Via Consolare Pompea, near the town of Saint Agatha. The elderly man was hit, while crossing the road, by a Chevrolet Matiz, driven by a 66-year-old. The pedestrian fell disastrously onto the asphalt, about twenty meters after the point of impact. Immediately helped by some citizens, he was transported by ambulance to the Papardo hospital, where he arrived in code red. The doctors have not yet resolved the prognosis: the pensioner suffered multiple traumas to various parts of his body and his state of health is monitored by healthcare personnel. The scene was filmed by some surveillance cameras. The accident was investigated by the accident section of the municipal police coordinated by inspector Giovanni Arizzi.