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Update 2 - Two women critical after head-on crash

Two women were critically injured this afternoon when their cars crashed head on in Mgarr Road, Zebbiegh. The cars were a Toyota Vitz driven by a 43-year-old woman from St Paul's Bay and a Hyundai Atos driven by a 44-year-old woman from Birkirkara. The accident happened at about 3.30 p.m. The road was still closed at 7.30 p.m., creating a huge traffic jam.

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