Michelle Curmi has been identified as the motorcycle passenger who died in hospital yesterday following a traffic accident in Mdina Road, Ħaż-Żebbuġ 11 days ago.
Curmi, a 32-year-old from Mtarfa, was riding pillion on a Harley Davidson motorcycle, that was being driven by a 40-year-old man, when the vehicle was involved in a collision with a Toyota Porte that was being driven by a 49-year-old man from Żabbar.
The accident took place on Mdina Road, Ħaż-Żebbuġ at around noon on 17th May and both motorcyclist and passenger were hospitalised.
However, the police issued a statement today to confirm that the passenger had unfortunately succumbed to her injuries.
She is the fifth person to die in a traffic accident on Malta’s roads since April.