A woman died on Saturday in a traffic accident in Rabat.

The police said the accident happened in Triq l-Imdina at around 5.30pm.

The 45-year-old victim, who lived in Mġarr, lost control of the Yamaha she was riding and fell.

She was given first aid by a medical team on site and transferred to Mater Dei Hospital by ambulance. She died in hospital some time later.

An inquiry is being held. The police are investigating.

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