(Update 19.10) The cyclist hit on the cantonal road, near the bus stop in Lodano this afternoon, unfortunately died. This was announced by the cantonal police a little while ago. The motorist, a 20-year-old man, was driving in the direction of Cevio, when, for reasons that the investigation will have to establish, he invaded the cycle path located to the right of the roadway, investing the 30 year old cyclist domiciled in the canton of Zug, who he was part of a party of seven other people.
Then the car finished its run on the roof in the street below (underpass for Lodano). The three occupants of the car were injured, one of them seriously.
On the spot intervened agents of the cantonal police and, in support, of the police of the city of Locarno, the firefighters of Maggia, as well as the rescuers of Salva and Rega who could not help but ascertain the death of the 30. year old due to the serious injuries sustained. To provide psychological support, the intervention of the Care Team as well as the Civil Protection for logistical support to the people involved was requested.
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