VIDEO: Young man in hospital after crashing into a pole in Marsa

A 24-year-old man was taken to hospital after he was involved in an accident in Marsa this morning.

The Police were informed about the accident between Triq Aldo Moro and Triq Diċembru 13 at around 7.20am.

The young man, who is from Kirkop, was driving an Opel Astra when for some reason he lost control and crashed into the pole.

The Police, members of the Civil Protection Department and paramedics from Mater Dei arrived on the scene, who took the injured man to Mater Dei, where he was later certified to have suffered slight injuries.

Meanwhile, two lanes in this arterial road had to be closed in order to remove the oil which was spilled.