SPRESIAN – Pedestrian mowed down by a car: dies instantly. Tragedy today, September 19th, at 3.45 pm in Spresiano in via Dante Alighieri (Pontebbana). Rescue was useless: for the pedestrian, hit and killed by a car, there was nothing to do. On site the health workers of Suem 118 and the carabinieri for the reliefs. The victim is Antonello Ungalli, 61-year-old who lived near the site of the tragedy. This is the eighth victim of the road in the province of Treviso since the beginning of September, the second in 48 hours. Yesterday the same fate befell the Foodracers rider Roman Elimiano Zapata48-year-old Argentine, rear-ended and killed by a car in Frescada, on the Terraglio, while he was riding his scooter, engaged in home delivery of food.
The highway in the afternoon was closed to traffic for the reliefs. The pedestrian was crossing the street when he was hit by the car which immediately stopped. He died before the eyes of the caregiver, with whom he had gone out to reach the nearby newsstand to buy the newspaper. The car that hit him, an Alfa Romeo GTV, was traveling in the direction of Treviso and a 78-year-old from Belluno was behind the wheel..
Who is the victim
The victim had some walking difficulties: two months ago he had a leg amputated due to diabetes, now he had a prosthesis and was helping himself with crutches. He was not married and lived not far away, in an apartment in via Toniolo even though the family was originally from the Milanese area. His brother also died a few years ago. Antonello Ungalli had worked in the railways and then opened an iron processing company, until health problems forced him to stop.CopyAMP code