UPDATED: Motorcyclist dies in Għajnsielem traffic accident

An Italian man, 43, who was riding a motorcycle, tragically lost his life last night in Gozo.

In the accident which happened at around 7.30pm yesterday evening in Triq il-Qala, Għajnsielem, the motorcyclist, was involved in a collision with a car driven by a 30-year-old woman from Nadur.

The man was taken for treatment at Gozo General hospital. He was in very critical condition and shortly afterwards he was certified dead at the hospital. The woman was also taken to hospital for treatment, but was later certified to have only sustained slight injuries.

The Duty Magistrate has opened an inquiry and the Gozo police are preparing a report about the accident.

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