Two 13-year-old girls who were aboard the same scooter were seriously injured in a collision with a car.
The incident took place tonight in Viale della Repubblica in Lecce.
Both are hospitalized in the Vito Fazzi hospital in the Salento capital: one girl is in a coma, while the other is on a reserved prognosis.
As far as we know, the two 13-year-olds weren't wearing a helmet.
The dynamics of the incident are being examined by local police officers.
The electric vehicle collided with a Mercedes arriving from the same direction, driven by a 48-year-old man who tested negative for alcohol.