Man seriously injured in multiple car collision in Tal-Balal

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Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A 30-year-old man from Lithuania was seriously injured in a collision involving several cars on Triq tal-Balal near Għargħur on Monday afternoon.

The incident happened at around 5.30pm.

Preliminary investigations by the Naxxar District Police showed that there was a collision involving three cars. A car was being driven by the Lithuanian man who resides in St Paul’s Bay, a car being driven by a 32-year-old woman who resides in Żabbar and a third car being driven by a 33-year-old man of Mellieħa and in which there was a 70-year old female passenger also of Mellieħa.

A medical team and officers from the Civil Protection Department gave the Lithuanian man and the elderly woman first aid on site.

The man was rushed to hospital where was certified to be suffering from serious injuries while the elderly woman was slightly hurt.

A magisterial inquiry is underway.