Tragic accident on the A1: he gets out of the broken down car and is run over by a lorry. He died at the age of 54 from Cosenza


By John

Fatal accident during the night, in the Bolognese area, on the A1 between Rioveggio and Sasso Marconi in the direction of Bologna. The accident – which took place around 3 am inside the ‘Allocco’ tunnel at kilometer 214 – involved a heavy vehicle and a car: in the collision, Autostrade per l’Italia explains in a note, one person lost the life.

The victim is the driver of the car, a 54-year-old from Cosenza and resident in the province of Reggio Emilia. From a first reconstruction, the motorist traveling alone had got out of his car, which had broken down, in the lane furthest to the right of the tunnel, in a section where there is no emergency lane, when he was run over by the truckwhich would have invested both the man and the stationary car.

Medical and mechanical rescue services, traffic police patrols and personnel from the 4th section of Florence of Autostrade per l’Italia attended the scene. The accident resulted in a 7-kilometre queue, with repercussions for 4 kilometres, still a queue, on the A1 Direttissima. At the site of the event, traffic is currently on a lane towards Bologna.