Five persons were taken to the Emergency Department at Mater Dei Hospital after being involved in a traffic accident in Cospicua.
The accident occurred yesterday evening in Triq l-Immakulata, Cospicua at about 9.00 p.m. The collision involved a Toyota Rav4 vehicle driven by a 43-year-old woman from Paola, and a Toyota Vitz driven by a 22-year-old man from Tarxien. An 18-year-old man from Paola was a passenger in the Toyota Rav4, and a 19-year-old woman from Paola and a 12-year-old boy, a resident of Cospicua, were passengers in the Toyota Vitz.
A medical team was summoned to the scene and rendered first assistance, after which a number of ambulances conveyed all those involved in the collision to Mater Dei Hospital for further treatment. The 19-year-old woman and the 12-year-old boy were later confirmed to have sustained grievous injuries. The other persons suffered slight injuries.
Investigations into the accident are being carried out by the District Police.