Watch: 26-year old youth hospitalised as van crashes into tree at Msida

A 26-year old Gzira youth was injured this morning in a traffic accident at the front in Msida. The accident occurred at around 7.45 am.

Initial police investigations indicate that the youth lost control of a van and crashed into a tree.

Members of the Civil Protection Department were called on site for assistance. The youth was taken to hospital with an ambulance. He is not in critical condition.

Triq ix-Xatt was closed for traffic, with vehicles being directed through the bus lane.