Fatal accident occurs in Paola


Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A 48-year-old Filipino, residing in Saint Paul’s Bay, lost his life after being involved in a traffic accident in Triq l-Irvellijiet 1958, Paola. The incident occurred at around 4.15pm.

In a statement, the Police revealed that a collision occurred between a Land Rover Discovery vehicle, which was being driven by a 37-year-old man resident of Paola, and a Honda motorcycle, which was being driven by the Filipino.

A first aid team and an ambulance were called to the scene, which took the motorcyclist to Mater Dei Hospital for the necessary treatment, but unfortunately, the man was certified dead a short time later. 

Magistrate Dr Natasha Galea Sciberras was informed of the case and appointed various experts to assist her in the inquiry. Police investigations are ongoing.