Updated: Photos: Fourth road accident in Għajnsielem; man suffering serious injuries

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A collision between two cars and a motorcycle marks the fourth road accident in Għajnsielem. The motorcyclist is currently suffering from serious injuries.

The incident happened on this afternoon at around 3.45pm.

Preliminary investigations showed that a Hyundai i20 car which was being driven by a 44 year old man from Ukraine, a Toyota Vitz car which was being driven a 46 year old woman from Għarb and a Triumph Tiger Explorer XC motorcycle which was being driven by a 59 year old man from Xagħra collided. As a result, two additional cars which were parked in the vicinity were also hit.

Members from the Civil Protection Department as well as an ambulance were called immediately on site. The ambulance transported the motorcyclist to hospital, where he was certified as suffering from serious injuries. The woman was also taken to hospital as she was suffering from intense shock.

Magistrate B. Sultana appointed several experts to assist in the inquiry. Investigations are still ongoing.

Għajnsielem mayor Kevin Cauchi said on Facebook that this is the fourth accident in the past fortnight and is urging the related authorities to take action on the matter.

Earlier today, the Police advised that the woman involved in a traffic accident on the same road a few days ago succumbed to the injuries she suffered.