Car hits a couple of cyclists on the Marche seafront: the victims were called Alberto Catani and Stefania Viterbo
In the late evening of last Thursday, the whole community of Marina di Montemarciano, in the province of Ancona, was shaken by the news of a tragic road accident. The former footballer Alberto Catani and his partner Stefania Viterbo were hit by a car while they were on their bikes and lost their lives instantly.
Several road accidents which have occurred in recent days in Italy and which have unfortunately decreed the death of several very young people with a whole life ahead of them.
One of the most serious, which in one fell swoop took two lovers away, happened in the late evening of the day before yesterday, Thursday 16 June, on the seafront of Marina di Montemarcianoin the province of Ancona.
An engaged couple were walking down the road aboard their bicycles when suddenly a car hit them in full.
The car was driven by one 40 year old woman, who for reasons still under investigation lost control of the vehicle and fully invested the two. With her on board was also there 9 year old daughter.
The car, after having thrown the two bikes for tens of meters, overturned and finished its run in a parking lot at the side of the lane, next to a camper. There woman she got out of it unharmedwhile the 9 year old daughter remained slightly injured.
Who was Alberto Catani
Despite the timely intervention of the 118 rescuers, for Alberto and Stefania there was no nothing to do. They both died instantly from severe trauma sustained in the accident.
Both resided in Marina and Alberto Catani was well known throughout the area for his career as a football player.
Young with excellent prospects, he had made his debut among the professionals of C2 series at just 16 years old, with the Fano shirt. Subsequently he had dressed the shirts of Vis Pesaro, Biagio Nazzaro, Cuprense, Fabriano, Elpidiense and Real Vallesina. In addition to that ofASD US Castelfrettese. Team with which he then also embarked on a career as a coach.
Just this last company, he wanted to remember his former member and mister with a touching message of condolence posted on Facebook.