Two drivers injured in Żebbuġ crash

Three-car incident in the early hours of the morning

Updated 7.30am

Two drivers were injured in a three-car accident in Żebbuġ early on Sunday morning. 

The accident happened at around 12.30am on Mdina Road and involved a Ford Escort, BMW 320D and Daihatsu Sirion. 

An 18-year-old youth from Qormi driving the Escort was seriously injured in the crash, with a 46-year-old Msida woman behind the wheel of the BMW also hospitalised with some slight injuries, police said.   

The driver of the Daihatsu, a 44-year-old man who lives in Tarxien, escaped unscathed in the accident, which required the intervention of the Civil Protection Department. 

Police are investigating.