The Malta Independent 23 April 2024, Tuesday
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Five children among seven people injured in Zabbar traffic accident

Saturday, 7 October 2023, 09:02 Last update: about 8 months ago

Five children were injured on Friday afternoon following a crash involving four cars, two of which were parked, in Zabbar, the police said.

The accident happened in Labour Avenue at 5pm.

It involved a Toyota Ist driven by an 18-year-old man of Attard, and a Volvo XC60 driven by a 54-year-old man of Mosta. A woman aged 20 and a four-month old baby were in the Toyota.

With the impact, two other cars which were parked were also hit, a Renault Captur and a VW Polo.

The VW Polo was occupied by a 54-year-old man of Zabbar, who had with him in the car a boy and girl both aged four, and two boys aged nine and 11.

The man and the four children who were in the Polo, the 18-year-old driver and the four-month old baby were taken to hospital for treatment.

The police said the four-year-old boy suffered grievous injuries while the other six were slightly hurt.

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