A 39-year old man from Birkirkara became the third person to die in a traffic accident in exactly a week.
The Police said that the incident, which involved two cars and two motorbikes happened around midnight in Triq Dun Mikiel Anton Vassalli in St Julian’s.
A Suzuki driven by a 35-year-old man, lost control and was hit in the back and the BMW motorbike which was driven by the victim crashed into the car. A Honda Accord driven by a 24-year-old tried to avoid the accident and crashed into a barrier while a Triumph motorcycle driven by a 40-year-old, who suffered serious injuries, skidded.
The 39-year-old motorcyclist died on the spot despite efforts to save him.
A magisterial inquiry is underway while police investigations are ongoing.
Meanwhile a 23-year old is in danger of dying following an accident which took place in Naxxar yesterday.
Photos: CMRU / Malta Police Force