A 57-year-old Italian man suffered grievous injuries in a motorcycle accident in Gozo on Saturday, the police said.
His passenger, an Italian woman, 57, was also injured lightly when their Kentoya Lion motorcycle, collided with a BMW 320D.
The accident took place in Triq l-Imġarr in Xewkija at 2.30pm.
A medical team was called to the site to assist.
A magisterial inquiry led by Simone Grech is underway, while police investigations continue.