CATANIA – Serious accident this evening at Viale Mediterraneo in Catania. A car caught fire following impact with a motorcycle. The impact occurred before the Canalicchio junction, towards Catania. Fortunately, the passengers of the car managed to save themselves thanks to the intervention of a policeman off duty. On the other hand, the motorcyclist who was transported to the nearest hospital by the 118 rescuers was the worst.
The Fire Brigade of the Provincial Command of Catania intervened to extinguish the fire. The team from the Northern Detachment worked on the scene of the accident, another team from Central worked for investigations in the opposite lane.
The crash caused severe slowdowns and long queues. The traffic police are also on site.