(ANSA) - CUNEO, SEPTEMBER 26 - The motorist who yesterday afternoon overwhelmed five tourists in the central square of Monforted'Alba (Cuneo) killing a 67-year-old woman from Turin, Fiorangela, was arrested by the carabinieri and is under house arrest. Ghiglio.
Her seventy-year-old husband is hospitalized in Verduno.
Three other tourists were also injured: a German couple and a Belgian citizen;
they would not be in danger of life.
The driver of the SUV is under investigation for road murder and very serious injuries.
The hearing for validation of the patient is scheduled for Monday in court in Asti.
Before stopping him and subjecting him to the necessary investigations, the driver was saved by the carabinieri from being lynched by some people present on the spot.
According to a primary reconstruction, driving a large-sized Mercedes SUV, he arrived at high speed in Piazza Umberto I, in the center of Monforte;
an area full of clubs and bars in the Langa tourist landscape, where there is a speed limit of 30 km / h.
The vehicle skidded several times, damaging the terrace of the Enoteca Caffè Rocca, protected by a wall, and ending its run after having overwhelmed the tourists.
Shortly before arriving on the square, the man also insulted a trader who had invited him to slow down.