Four pedestrians hit by car on bus stop

One of the victims sustained serious injuries

Photo: Malta Police Force
Photo: Malta Police Force

Updated at 5:10pm

Five people were taken to hospital on Wednesday morning after a car crashed into a bus stop in Qrendi.

At 8:45am on Wednesday, police received a report of a traffic accident in Triq it-Tempesta.

Photo: Malta Police Force
Photo: Malta Police Force

Police went on site and found that a 44-year-old man from Qrendi was driving a Mercedes Benz car when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a parked Toyota Vitz. 

On impact, the Toyota Vitz was pushed onto a bus stop. The car ended up injuring three women, aged 62, 66 and 68, and an 88-year-old man, all from Qrendi. 

Members of the Civil Protection Department and a medical team were called on site to assist the victims, who were all taken to Mater Dei Hospital for further treatment. 

The 62-year-old woman sustained serious injuries. The 88-year-old man and 68-year-old woman suffered grievous injuries while the 44-year-old man sustained light injuries.

The condition of the 66-year-old woman is pending. 

Magistrate Leonard Caruana appointed an inquiry into the case.

Police investigations are ongoing.