8-year-old boy grievously injured after being hit by vehicle

A Syrian boy, aged 8, sustained grievous injuries after being hit by a vehicle last night.

The accident happened at around 9pm yesterday in Triq in-Naxxar, San Gwann.

The car was being driven by a 48-year-old man, resident in Paola.

A medical team assisted the boy at the scene and he was then taken to Mater Dei by means of an ambulance. There he was certified to have sustained grievous injuries.

The Police are investigating the case.