Tragedy as man dies in head-on crash in Rabat

A man has died in the latest tragic accident on Malta’s roads.

Police said the 73-year-old driver was killed in a head-on collision in Rabat on Wednesday morning.

The accident happened at about 9.30am on Dingli Street in the town.

The victim had been driving a Daihatsu Hi-Jet when it was in collision with a Mitsubishi Pajero driven by a 48-year-old man from Dingli.

The dead man’s wife, who was a passenger in the van, suffered serious injuries.

Police later said the 74-year-old woman was in a critical condition at Mater Dei Hospital.

An investigation has been launched.

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