The accident occurred this morning at 7am in front of the Labaro station. The boy taken to hospital under code red did not make it
A 21-year-old boy died after being hit on a pedestrian crossing in front of Labaro station in Rome at number 1179.
According to the reconstruction made by the local police, the boy was first hit by a Fiat Doblò while he was crossing and then hit by a Toyota taxi that was proceeding in the opposite direction. The young man transported under code red to Sant’Andrea hospital was in desperate conditions and he didn’t make it. The drivers of the two cars involved were subjected to alcohol and drug tests.
It is not the first time that pedestrians have been mowed down on a pedestrian crossing in Rome. Last Tuesday an Italian tourist was hit together with her husband while she was crossing via del Teatro Marcello. The man is still hospitalized in serious condition while the woman died yesterday afternoon.
“Massacre of pedestrians is a real emergency”
“We must stop the massacre of pedestrians, it is now a real emergency. Not a day goes by without a new very serious accident being reported – writes Facebook, Alessio D’Amato, councilor of the Lazio Region and promoter of the regional safe roads law proposal – died on Tuesday a pedestrian while crossing the crossing in front of a hospital, today it is the turn of a young man who was hit on the pedestrian crossing in front of the Labaro station where I happened to pass shortly after, and seeing the bloody asphalt generates anger and impotence. immediately an extraordinary plan for ‘safe streets’, we cannot witness this massacre. Rome and Lazio have the sad Italian record, 153 victims of road accidents. The institutions strike a blow, a strong response is needed. The young people and the My thoughts and closeness go to his family at this moment.”