Boat crash off Maltese coast leaves two in hospital

A man from Swieqi is in a critical condition after two boats collided near St Paul’s Island.

Malta Police told 89.7 Bay the 58-year-old was on a dinghy with his wife when the vessel collided with a cabin cruiser.

The woman passenger was taken to hospital and treated for minor injuries.

The driver of the cabin cruiser, a 46-year-old man from Birkirkara, was unhurt.

Police said the emergency services were alerted at around 6.30pm on Sunday evening.

An Armed Forces of Malta rescue patrol provided First Aid to the injured couple.

Cover photo: Lydon Bugeja

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