Woman, robber killed in crash after 50-euro theft in Italy
25-year-old student and 28-year-old Albanian man dead31 January, 10:48
The men were were being chased by police after reportedly being part of a gang of four that broke into a house in the Abruzzo town of Massa d'Albe and forced the elderly owner to hand over 50 euros.
The crash took place on a highway between the central Italian cities of Terni and Spoleto when the robbers' car went into the lane of oncoming traffic after taking a corner too fast, according to police reconstructions.
The woman was a student who was on her way back from a night out with her boyfriend. Both of the men were Albanian. The survivor, a 21-year-old, has been taken to hospital in Spoleto in a critical condition.