Two youths injured in early morning Cirkewwa boat crash

Their boat crashed into the rocks near Cirkewwa at 5am this morning

Both youth are currently in hospital receiving treatment
Both youth are currently in hospital receiving treatment

Two youths were injured early this morning after a boat they were on crashed into the rocks close to Cirkewwa, the police said.

In a statement on Wednesday, the police said the incident happened at roughly 5am. They said the two youths – a 19-year-old and a 20-year-old, both of whom live in Mellieha – crashed their boat into the rocks. The boat capsized as a result.

Civil protection and the armed forces were called on site together with a medical team from Mater Dei Hospital.

The two youths were later taken to the hospital for treatment.

The 19-year-old was certified as having sustained grievous injuries while the condition of the 20-year-old is still unknown.

According to media reports, one of the two youths was unconscious when he was brought ashore.

The police said their investigations were still ongoing.