Tragedy in the late afternoon in Via Montalese in the center of Montemurlo. The condolences of the mayor Calamai who is considering the suspension of the Oil Festival
The boy, who worked as a cook at the Rocca restaurant, was passing on the main road when a Fiat Punto driven by a 49-year-old entered from Via Leopardi, a secondary road. The clash was violent.
The volunteers of the Golden Cross and of Mercy, arrived at the place, tried to revive him for a long time, but the young man's heart had already stopped beating and there was nothing to do.
On the spot the municipal police of Montemurlo and the carabinieri in aid. The police force informed the magistrate on duty Valentina Cosci who seized the body of the young man as always in these cases. When the mother of twenty-seven arrived on the spot, she felt ill and was taken to the Santo Stefano hospital in a state of shock.Lorenzo Destro was very well known in the city, also because he was one of the cooks of the famous restaurant La Taverna della Rocca. The mayor of the Municipality of Montemurlo, Simone Calamai, hugs the young man's family. "I learned with deep sorrow about the death of Lorenzo, 27 years old of Bagnolo – the mayor writes -. A young man very well known in the village, also for his profession as chef at the restaurant La Taverna della Rocca. I immediately went to the place of the tragedy and I embrace with deep affection – also on behalf of the whole municipal administration and the montemurlese community – to the family members and in particular to the parents of the young man.The surveys of the municipal police will serve to establish the exact dynamics of the accident, but in this what matters is only the condolences for the loss of a young life, full of hope and dreams for the future ".
The driver of the car tested positive for the alcohol test and was taken to the hospital for further analysis to detect possible drug use. The mother of the deceased boy, who arrived with her husband and sister at the accident site after a few minutes, was ill and was transported to the hospital. The carabinieri of the Lieutenant of Montemurlo also supported the municipal police for assistance to the family of the victim, for the viability and checks on the driver of the car, a 49-year-old man from the area.
The mayor Calamai, with the organizers of the oil festival, is considering postponing – as a sign of condolence – the events of tomorrow's oil festival that should have been held in Piazza Castello alla Rocca, right in front of the restaurant where he worked Lorenzo.