Man grievously injured after losing control of scooter

A 43-year-old man sustained grievous injuries when he lost control of his motor scooter in Birkirkara this afternoon, the police said.

The man, a Croat national who resides in Mosta, was passing through F. Busuttil Street on his Kymco Agility when the accident happened at around 5pm.

He received first aid on site before being taken to Mater Dei Hospital, where his injuries were found to be of a grievous nature.

District police are investigating.