63-year-old Goz­i­tan man killed as truck cabin swings for­ward, hit­ting a wall

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

A 63-year-old Goz­i­tan man died this af­ter­noon when the cabin of the truck he was driv­ing be­came dis­lodged and swung for­ward, hit­ting a wall. The in­ci­dent took place yes­ter­day af­ter­noon in Triq il-Fenek, Għasri.

The po­lice said the man, who is from Xagħra, was driv­ing the Ford Cargo truck down a prop­erty when the freak ac­ci­dent took place. Mem­bers of the Civil Pro­tec­tion Depart­ment were sum­moned for as­sis­tance but the man was pro­nounced dead on site.

Mag­is­trate Paul Cop­pini is lead­ing an in­quiry. Po­lice in­ves­ti­ga­tions are on­go­ing.

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