Updated | Elderly couple grievously injured in violent head-on collision outside Birzebbuga

Two elderly people and a young man were hospitalised after a violent collision in Għar Dalam road

Three people were injured in a head-on collision outside Birzebbuga
Three people were injured in a head-on collision outside Birzebbuga

Updated at 3.15pm with condition of victims

A violent impact between a BMW 523 and a Toyota Vitz outside Birżebbuġa left three people injured on Saturday morning.

The head-on collision happened at around 9.10am in Għar Dalam road and on impact the Vitz with the elderly couple inside ended up in a field on the side of the road.

A 21-year-old man from Kalkara who was driving the BMW and the elderly couple aged 80 and 72 from Birżebbuġa, were hospitalised. The 80-year-old man was driving the Vitz.

The police said the elderly couple had sustained grievous injuries. The 21-year-old escaped with only slight injuries.

Three ambulances were called on site to take the injured to hospital.

A small dog who was riding in the car with the elderly couple survived the crash but sustained a broken leg and had to be taken to the animal hospital.

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