Tuesday 26 September 2017

Irishman (35) left with 'grievous injuries' after incident in Malta this morning

File photo of SUV of Malta police department on the street of Sliema
File photo of SUV of Malta police department on the street of Sliema

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AN Irishman is in hospital with "grievous" injuries after an incident in Malta this morning.

It is understood that the 35-year-old was struck by a car which was being driven by a woman in her 60s at approximately 9.30am local time. Both people are understood to live in Silema in Malta.

"Today at around 9.30am, the Police were informed that their assistance was needed in The Strand, Sliema," the Malta Police Force said in a statement.

"The Police went immediately on site where preliminary investigation showed that a 35 year old Irish man, who resides in Sliema, was hit by a Volkswagen Golf driven by a 67 year old woman, who resides in Sliema.

"An ambulance was called on site to take the man to Mater Dei hospital for further treatment. Later he was certified as suffering from grievous injuries.

"A Magisterial Inquiry was appointed on the case whilst Police investigation is still on going."

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