Updated on Friday at 8.30am

Three people from Belarus were injured in a traffic accident in Naxxar on Thursday evening.

The police said the accident happened in Triq Margaret Murray at 6pm when an Alfa Romeo Giulietta that was being driven by a 36-year-old man from Mosta was involved in a collision with a DAF truck that was being driven by a 55-year-old man from Fgura.

Two women, aged 26 and 27, as well as a six-year-old girl were in the car.

They were assisted on site by members of the Civil Protection Department and a medical team and then taken to Mater Dei Hospital by ambulance.

All three were later certified as having been grievously injured.

An inquiry is being held.