Car hits grounded motorcyclist after skid

Grounded motorcyclist hit by oncoming vehicle after skid

A motorcyclist who was grounded following a skid was hit by an oncoming car, Police said in a statement.

The accident took place at around 6pm in Santa Liberata Street, Kalkara.

Police said that the man, a 46 year old man from Bormla, was driving a Honda CB 1000SF motorcycle when he lost control of the vehicle and skidded.

Police said that from its investigations, it emerged that the man was then hit by an oncoming car that happened to be passing by.

The second car was being driven by a 46 year old woman from Zurrieq.

An ambulance rushed the man to Mater Dei for medical attention. His medical unknown, while the woman suffered only minor wounds.