18-year-old in critical condition following Gozo quad bike accident

Miguela Xuereb

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

An 18-year-old young woman is in critical condition after a quadbike traffic accident. The accident happened in Xwejni Road, Żebbuġ, Gozo, at 6 pm yesterday.

The quad bike was being driven by a 28-year-old man who lives in Qormi. The British woman resides in Swieqi. The driver lost control of the quadbike and crashed.

Members of the Civil Protection Department and a medical team were called to the scene to assist the victims. They were taken to hospital, where it turned out that the man is suffering from grievous injuries while the woman is suffering from serious injuries.

Magistrate Dr Bridgette Sultana appointed an inquiry into the case.