Dramatic accident leaves car up a tree

72-year-old driver lost control of his car

A 72-year-old man who lives in Xewkija lost control of his car Tuesday evening and kept driving into a rubble wall, police said.

Dramatic photos show the BMW embedded in the tree after it crashed through a rubble wall.

The driver, from Xewkija, and the 73-year-old female passenger, were taken to hospital but will be discharged on Wednesday morning after it was found that they did not have serious injuries.

The car is being removed from the site.

The incident took place in Triq ir-Rabat, Nadur at around 7.20pm