Man in danger of dying after Marsa car accident

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A man is in danger of dying following an accident in Marsa this morning.

The accident occurred in December 13 Road at about 8.40 a.m.

TVM is informed that the driver, a 26-year-old man from Pieta’, collided with a car when he tried to overtake it, and for some reason lost control of his vehicle, clipped the pavement, continued into a field at the side of the road and crashed into a tree.

Civil Protection personnel and an ambulance were summoned to the scene to assist the victim, who was immediately transferred to Mater Dei where he was certified to be suffering from serious injuries.

Duty Magistrate Josette Demicoli was notified, and appointed a number of experts to assist in an inquiry which was set up.

Police investigations are ongoing.