Traffic incident leads to great traffic congestion in Sliema area

A traffic incident at about 5.45 pm this late afternoon has created great traffic congestion throughout the Sliema area.

Information reaching states the incident involved a motorcycle and a vehicle and this involved the closure of a carriageway.

The motorcyclist was conveyed to hospital in an ambulance and preliminary indications are that he did not suffer serious injuries.

Further information is awaited.