A serious traffic accident occurred in the Davesco-Soragno district in Lugano TI early on Saturday afternoon. This was announced by the Ticino canton police. A 17-year-old Swiss man lost control of his vehicle in a left turn and fell into a gate on the right side of the road. The alerted officers of the canton police, the Lugano city police and the rescue workers tried in vain to resuscitate him. The youngster died of his serious injuries at the scene of the accident.
The course of the accident has not been fully clarified. Witnesses who observed the accident are asked to report (0848 25 55 55).