Motorcyclist injured in freak accident in Ħal-Far

A 23-year-old motorcyclist from Attard was injured this afternoon when he crashed into a pile of bricks which suddenly slid off the side of a truck in Triq l-Avjazzjoni, Gudja, near the airport runway. 

He is not in a critical condition.

A car was also damaged in the incident. 

The motorcyclist was given first aid on site before being rushed to hospital.

A large number of bricks could be seen on the road. The truck from which the bricks fell was being driven by a 57-year-old man from Birżebbuġa.

The accident happened at about 1pm on the same road where a motorcyclist died in another accident two days ago.

Swieqi crash

In another accident, a 59-year-old German motorcyclist who lives in Balzan was grievously injured today in an accident in Triq Sant’Andrija, Swieqi .

The police said said the biker collided with a car at 12.10pm being driven in the same direction by a 20-year-old man from Għargħur.

He was not injured.