Two seriously injured after head-on autoroute crash in Ticino
Two people are in hospital with life threatening injuries after a car being driven in the wrong direction on the A13 autoroute in Ticino crashed head on with another car last night.
Ticino police say the accident happened at about 9.30pm.
A 77 year old driver entered the autoroute heading in the wrong direction and drove for several hundred meters before hitting the oncoming car driven by a 52 year old.
Police are investigating why the elderly driver was on the wrong side of the road. The autoroute between Tenero and Locarno was closed for several hours.