UPDATED: Motorcyclist in danger of dying after accident in Ħal Farruġ

A 67 year old man from Siggiewi was injured in an accident that occurred on the outskirts of Luqa late in the afternoon.

TVM is informed that the incident took place at around 4.30pm in Ħal Farruġ Road in the direction of Mqabba.

Police informed TVM that first indications were that the man was driving a Malaguti motorcycle when he lost control and fell of. Police and a medical team from Mater Dei went to the scene to assist the driver, who was taken to hospital by ambulance where he was later certified to have suffered serious injuries.

A magisterial inquiry was launched which is being led by Magistrate Natasha Galea Sciberras
The road had to be closed to traffic and Police are urging drivers to avoid the area.

Photograph and footage: Ray Caruana – TVM