A 37-year old man, residing in Pieta’, suffered serious injuries following a car accident in Hamrun. The accident took place at around 21:45 last night, in Triq Nazzjonali, Hamrun, when for some reason, the man lost control of his vehicle, a Ford Ka, which led to him hitting a tree. Upon impact the car caught fire with the man still in it.
A Police Officer, who happened to be driving by, immediately assisted the driver in exiting his vehicle, and called for medical assistance and for member of the Civil Protection Department, who controlled and extinguished the fire shortly afterwards.
The man was assisted by a medical team on site, before being taken to Mater Dei Hospital with serious injuries.
An inquiry is being led by Magistrate Gabriella Vella, who has also appointed a number of experts to assist her.
Photos: Malta Police Force