Maltese biker dies five days after horror road crash

A Maltese biker has died in hospital after being seriously hurt in a horror road smash.

Mark Vassallo, 53, passed away five days after a collision between his motorcycle and two cars on Marina Street in Msida.

He was pronounced dead on Monday, after nearly a week in intensive care at Mater Dei Hospital.

Mr Vassallo was married to actress Moira Muscat.

He was also a former television programme director at TVM.

Friends and fellow bikers took to social media to express their sadness over his death.

One said: ‘True gentleman and a good friend, you’ll be sadly missed brother, ride free, my thoughts and prayers are with your family.’

Another posted: ‘Terrible tragedy. Mark was an absolute gentleman and very talented.

‘He came from a lovely family, heartfelt condolences to them and all the rest of his friends. RIP.’

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