A cyclist was seriously injured by the open door of a parked car on Fleur-de-Lys Road, Birkirkara, on Thursday morning, the police said.

The accident happened at 8.45am as the door was opened by a woman, 32, from Mosta. The cyclist was hospitalised.

The police also reported that another two men were injured in separate accidents.

At 8.15am a 74-year-old pedestrian was injured when he was hit by a Toyota Vitz car while crossing Balzan Valley road. The car was being driven by a 32-year-old man from  Żebbuġ. 

In Gozo, a 31-year-old man from Xewkija was seriously injured in an accident involving a wall chaser machine at a construction site in Triq Bentrija, Xagħra. The accident happened at noon.

Both men were hospitalised and found to be in a serious condition. 

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