UPDATED: Number of people grievously injured in very serious traffic accident in Birzebbugia
Three people were grievously injured after being involved in a very serious traffic accident last night in Triq il-Qajjenza, in Birzebbugia.
The accident happened at around 7.50pm and three vehicles were involved: a Fiat Punto driven by a man whose identity is not yet known, a Nissan Qashqai driven by a 47-year-old Syrian man from Birzebbugia, and a Toyota Hilux driven by a Maltese man, aged 32, from Tarxien. Television Malta is informed that the vehicles sustained extensive damage with two of them overturning. Two drivers and a passenger who were in the Fiat Punto were taken to Mater Dei for treatment. The driver of the other vehicle who was involved in the accident was treated at the Health Centre.
The Police as well as a crew from the Civil Protection Department arrived to give assistance. Paramedics administrated First Aid to those who were injured before they were taken to hospital.