A 29 year old motorcyclist from Cospicua is in a critical condition after an accident early this morning, around 2.45am at Coast Street, Naxxar while heading towards St.Julians.

The motorcyclist was driving a motor, type Aprilia, where he lost control and crashed in a wall which divides 2 separate roads and was dragged for several meters along the street.

The driver was confirmed to have serious injuries after being taken by an ambulance to Mater Dei Hospital.

Police are investigating this case and an inquiry is being held.