A taxi driver died and another was seriously injured in a head-on crash in Burmarrad early on Saturday.
The crash took place on Burmarrad Road at 12.15am and involved two Peugeots, one of them a passenger van.
The lighter vehicle was thrown off the road with the force of impact.
Christen Cachia, a 31-year-old man from Safi who was driving one of the taxis was critically injured and succumbed to his injuries in hospital.
The other driver, a 59-year-old from Żejtun, was seriously injured.
Four young Scottish tourists – aged 18 to 24 – who were in one of the taxis heading towards Mosta suffered slight injuries.
Tributes poured online for the victim, a former Armed Forces of Malta soldier, who also had a young daughter.
A magisterial inquiry is under way.
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