Updated: 24-year-old motorcyclist grievously injured in motorcycle accident in Żurrieq
A 24-year old youth from Ħal Għaxaq was grievously injured on Friday evening following a traffic accident in Żurrieq.
The Police said that the accident occurred at around 8.30 pm in Triq Valletta when an Opel Astra car, driven by a 27-year old from Gudja, collided with a Yamaha motorcycle ridden by the youth. On impact, the motorcycle ended up on a pavement several metres away.
The motorcyclist was medically assisted by a Mater Dei team, while Civil Protection members were also on site to assist. The youth was transferred by ambulance to hospital where he was certified to be suffering from grievous injuries.
Police investigations are ongoing.