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Police allege drunk driver killed elderly woman

Accused tried to from fatal crash on foot, caught by cops

04 March, 15:11
Police allege drunk driver killed elderly woman (ANSA) - Trento, March 4 - Police arrested a man accused of driving drunk and allegedly causing a car crash that killed an elderly woman before attempting to flee the scene on foot.

The crash occurred on the Brenner highway, about three kilometers outside of Trento in northern Italy, on Monday night.

Police say the 36-year-old driver of an SUV crashed into the car carrying a 78-year-old woman who was thrown from her car and died at the scene. The man fled but was captured by police soon after and failed a breathalyzer test.

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