Still a victim of the street in Palermo. A young man of 22, Leopoldo Lucchese, died last night, due to an accident in via Cruillas. It is the week of life broken on the streets of the city in just over a month. According to an initial reconstruction by the municipal police, he lost control of the “naked” Suzuki Slingshot 125 bike he was traveling on and crashed into a fence wall, at street number 250. For the impact he was thrown from the saddle. The bike, on the other hand, continued its run, crashing into a parked car. The ambulance ride to Villa Sofia was useless, the young man died along the way. In the hospital, the anger of family and friends, the emergency room was closed for the damage caused by some people that the police are now trying to identify through the videos of the surveillance cameras.
A few days ago, in the night between Wednesday and Thursday, another young man, Nicoló Purchase, 32 years old, died in Mondello. He was returning from a party with some friends when he ended up in a car parked at the traffic lights in Viale Margherita di Savoia. Leopoldo Lucchese was a tire dealer, living with his grandmother. “The ambulance arrived half an hour after the call – friends report to the emergency room – you can’t die like this. Via Cruillas is a road that is always in poor condition”. The reply from 118 is ready, denying the delayed arrival of aid: “The request for intervention was registered at 8.46 pm – assures Fabio Genco, director of the operations center of 118 Palermo-Trapani -, the ambulance left from the Ingrassia hospital just a minute later, at 8.47 pm. She arrived at the accident site at 9 pm – he adds – and after ten minutes she was already at the Villa Sofia hospital “. The investigations of the brigade of the accident section are still in the early stages. The prosecutor on duty ordered the autopsy. The young man lived a few hundred meters from where the tragedy occurred. He had just left home.