An eight-year-old boy sustained grievous injuries after being hit by a car.
The accident occurred in Triq id-Dawr, Mosta at 7.50 a.m.
The vehicle was being driven by a 32-year-old woman from Mosta.
An ambulance was summoned and transferred the victim to Mater Dei hospital for treatment.
The boy was later certified to be suffering from injuries of a grievous nature. TVM is informed the boy sustained injuries to his lips and chin.
Police investigations are ongoing.