The Malta Independent 27 May 2024, Monday
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Man injured in accident involving underaged driver on Saturday dies in hospital

Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 09:31 Last update: about 2 years ago

A 21-year-old man who was a passenger in a vehicle involved in an accident on 24 September, when an underaged driver crashed into a wall in Swieqi, has died.

The accident had taken place at 1.30am on Triq il-Madliena. The driver, a 17-year-old girl resident in St Paul's Bay, had lost control of the Renault Zoe she was driving, and the vehicle crashed into a wall.

There were three passengers in the car - a 21-year-old man of Naxxar, a 20-year-old Swiss man resident in Swieqi and a Chilean girl, aged 19, resident in St Julian's. All were taken to hospital. The 21-year-old had suffered serious injuries.


The police announced on Wednesday that the 21-year-old man, Ben Laferla, has passed away.


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