Driver kills 6 tourists in Italy

Driver kills 6 tourists in Italy

The driver of a German tourist allegedly drunk in the northern region of Italy, killing six people and injuring 11 others.

According to The Guardian report, the incident took place in Altavidz in northern Italy.

All the casualties were around 20 years old and the group of German tourists was comprised of 17 people.

A group of tourists were crossing the road near Lottago, a mountainous village in Valley Arena when a speeding Audi TT hit them.

The condition of 3 of the injured is reported to be critical, but a woman was taken by helicopter to a hospital in the town of Arnsberg, Austria.

According to Italian media reports, a group of German tourists came to Italy for skiing in the winter holidays.

All the tourists were getting off the bus and going to the hotel.

According to police, they have arrested a 28-year-old suspect from a nearby village of Cheyennes and are under investigation.

According to local media, the suspect detained at the time of the incident was drunk.

Italian media reported that blood sample tests showed that her blood alcohol content was 4 times higher than the legal limit.

Governor of the Italian province of Alto Arno Kompatisker condoled with the victims and their families.

According to the report, a nearby hotel staff provided first aid to the injured and called emergency services after the incident.



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