Early morning accident leaves woman in critical condition

The accident took place at 4am in Xewkija, Gozo

(File Photo)
(File Photo)

A 59-year-old woman from Xewkija, Gozo, has been left in a critical condition following a traffic accident in Xewkija, the police said in a statement.

The accident happened in Triq Santa Katerina at 4am, when the woman is believed to have lost control of her Nissan Almera before crashing into a wall.

The woman was taken to the Gozo General Hospital and later transferred to Mater Dei Hospital by helicopter.

A magisterial inquiry has been launched as police investigations continue,