UPDATE (3): Man in danger of dying following Magħtab collision

A 33-year old man is in danger of dying. after he was involved in an accident at Magħtab this morning.

The Police said the accident occurred at around 9.00am at the Wasteserv complex following a collision between an Isuzu Elf vehicle, driven by a 33-year old man from Ħaż-Żabbar, and a Mercedes Ateco driven by a 53-year old man from Naxxar.

On impact, the Mercedes Ateco ended up a storey under the street level, with its driver trapped in the cabin. The Isuzu Elf sustained extensive damages and its driver was also trapped in the vehicle.

Members of the Department of Civil Protection went to the scene to evacuate those trapped inside their vehicles. Both drivers were admitted at Mater Dei hospital for treatment.

The Isuzu driver was later on certified to be suffering from critical injuries, while the other driver sustained slight injuries.

Duty Magistrate Doreen Clarke appointed various experts for the inquiry.

Police investigations continue, led by officers from the District Police station.