8 hospitalised, one critical, after car runs amok in St Julians

Margaret Buhagiar

Eight people were hospitalised after a man allegedly lost control of his car and drove on the pavement in St. Julian’s.  Health Minister Chris Fearne tweeted that one of the victims is in a very serious condition.

The incident occurred early this morning, at 4:50am in George Borg Olivier.

According to Police, the 20-year-old Birkirkara resident, lost control of the car he was driving, went on pavement and hit several people who were walking on the pavement.

Four Dutch men aged between 19 and 25, two women from Croatia, aged 21 and 23, and two British men, aged 25 were the victims in this serious accident.