Maltese model dies after horror car crash

A Maltese model has died after being involved in a horror car crash in Burmarrad.

Christa Formosa, 23, from Iklin suffered serious head injuries in the accident on Saturday morning.

Police said she lost control of her green Ford Ka, mounted the pavement and uprooted a tree before crashing into a street light.

She was rushed to Mater Dei Hospital where she died despite desperate attempts to save her life.

Christa, who worked at the Malta Aquarium in Qawra, had taken part in several beauty contests, including Miss Universe Malta and Miss World Malta.

Friends and relatives took to social media to pay tribute to her.

One posted: ‘Such a big loss for all of us, totally shocked. That golden heart and unconditional kindness will be irreplaceable.’

Another wrote: ‘Such a great loss at such a young age. God be with her parents.’

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