Tragedy in Reggio Calabria. A 10-year-old girl died in front of her mother and her partner. No one could do anything to save her.
The little victim was called Valentina. The drama occurred on the A2 at the Bagnara junction, in the province of Reggio Calabria.
The little girl killed with her mother/ web archive-Read it
The little girl was traveling on the highway, heading north, together with her mother and her partner, all residing in Reggio Calabria. The three were traveling in an Audi A3. At one point, due to a breakdown, smoke started coming out of the bonnet of the car. Failing to get to the pitch and for fear that the car would catch fire, Valentina’s mother’s partner was forced to stop in the hard shoulder. The little girl got off from the left side where, just at that moment, a Renault Clio arrived driven by a 60-year-old man originally from Oppido Mamertina. The man failed to brake in time and hit the little girl. The impact was so violent as to leave no way out for the little girl who died instantly under the eyes of her mother and her boyfriend. The agents of the Palmi traffic police and the 118 doctors, who intervened immediately, could do nothing but confirm the death of the child. At the scene of the accident, the intervention of the fire brigade was also necessary, who extinguished the principle of fire of the Audi. The mother of the little victim, Mrs. Francesca, gave vent to her desperation on Facebook: “God took away the most beautiful thing I had. My life has no meaning anymore.”
Driver charged with vehicular manslaughter
When the rescuers arrived the girl was already dead / web archive-Read it
While waiting for the investigations to ascertain whether someone was responsible, the motorist driving the Renault has been registered in the register of road homicide suspects. A due act, before the appropriate checks, to allow the man to be assisted by a lawyer. It will be ascertain the speed maintained and if he was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at that moment. About tragedy it is the mayor of Termini Imerese intervened where the child lived with her mother. In a post published on social media, the mayor of the town wrote: “The death of little Valentina has strongly shaken all of Termini Imerese. We embrace, with love, the family. The musical entertainment events scheduled for this evening in Piazza Duomo are cancelled. On the day of her funeral, city mourning will be proclaimed. Just over ten days ago, a Foggia exactly on Christmas afternoon, another one 8-year-old boy was run over and killed by a car after getting out of his father’s car to say goodbye to a cousin.