CPD personnel pull driver, passenger out of car wreckage

Two foreigners hospitalised following a collision between a car and a bus

Passenger pulled out of the car by CPD personnel and medical team. Photo: John Pisani
Passenger pulled out of the car by CPD personnel and medical team. Photo: John Pisani
Photo John Pisani
Photo John Pisani
 Photo John Pisani
Photo John Pisani
 Photo John Pisani
Photo John Pisani
 Photo John Pisani
Photo John Pisani
The scene of the accident.  Photo John Pisani
The scene of the accident. Photo John Pisani
CPD personnel, medical team pull driver out of his car

An Eritrean man and a passenger were injured in a traffic incident when their car was involved in a crash with a bus. A third passenger, 35 also Eritrean, came out of the unscratched but the other two had to be pulled out of the car by members of the Civil Protection Department.

The injured men did not suffer critical injuries.

The incident happened just after 8am when a Kia Pride driven by an Eritrean was going up Palm Street in Paola.

Visibly shocked, the 35-year-old man told MaltaToday he was sitting next to the driver when the collision occurred.

It is understood that the driver may have driven over the stop sign when the bus rammed into the car.

Led by James Newell and Tony Pisani, CPD personnel pulled the driver and the second passenger from the wreckage.

A doctor and two nurses from the Paola health centre were on site and two ambulances were called in.

The condition of the driver and the second passenger is not yet known. The bus driver was visibly under shock.

District police led by PS Roger Mifsud and PC Marcus Cachia and two police officers from the Traffic Section were on site.

District Police are investigating the incident. 

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