Lecce, 10 July 2021 – A tragic one car accident in the night in Salento it cost the life of a boy from 27 years old, 5 other young people were also injured in the crash. The victim is Giuseppe Mazzeo, of Torre dell’Orso (Marina di Melendugno), the frontal accident occurred on the provincial road between Martano and Otranto (which connects Otranto to the Alimini lakes), against a car carrying five boys: a 19 year old from Otranto and 4 Bolognese on vacation, two 19-year-old twin brothers, and two other 17-year-old friends. The 5 injured were transported by ambulances to the hospitals of Scorrano and Lecce.
Mazzeo was driving a Citroen C3, which for reasons under investigation by the carabinieri, collided head-on near the junction for Carpignano (near the Smile village) with the Peugeot 308 on which the 5 boys were traveling. The impact was very violent, and the Fire Brigade had to resort to to extract the young people from the metal sheets a gru.
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