An Englishman who was eating at a restaurant at Xlendi Bay in Gozo ended up in hospital with grievous injuries after being hit by a concrete pillar that fell from above while a truck was passing along the road over the restaurant. The incident happened at about 1pm this afternoon with the 48-year-old Englishman being hospitalised with grievous injuries. A Magisterial Inquiry has been launched.
TVM is informed the truck was passing along Triq San Xmun over Xlendi Bay. The truck had to pull to one side and pulled part of the railing from the side of the road with the concrete pillar tumbling down over the bay on people who were in the restaurant below.
The Police are investigating the incident.