A 79-year-old motorcyclist is in critical condition after he was injured in a traffic accident in Għaxaq on Thursday.

The police said the accident happened in Dawret Ħal-Għaxaq at 1pm.

The victim, who lives in Għaxaq, was riding a Honda that was involved in a collision with a Mazda Demio, driven by a 41-year-old woman who also lives in Għaxaq.

A medical team assisted the man on site and he was then taken to Mater Dei Hospital by ambulance.

An inquiry is being held. The police are investigating.

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