Marsala, hauler acquitted on appeal by the charge of road murder
A Marsala truck driver, SS, was acquitted on appeal ("because the fact does not exist"), who at first instance had been sentenced to one year in prison, albeit with suspended sentence, as well as to pay the costs of the proceedings, to pay damages for 30 thousand euros to each civil party and finally also suspension of the driving license for one year.
But in the second instance, as mentioned, defense lawyer Nicola Sammaritano managed to overturn the verdict. The sentence was issued by the second criminal section of the Palermo Court of Appeal (President Fabio Marino).
These are the facts. On January 26, 2017, the accused was driving the Fiat Iveco truck against which the Romanian Bogdan Constantin Dontu crashed, proceeding on a motocross bike.
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