An 82-year-old man is in danger of dying after he was run over this morning in Hamrun. The accident happened at around 6.15am in Triq il-Kbira San Ġużepp.
The Police said that the man, a resident of Hamrun, was hit by a car driven by a 39-year-old woman from Santa Venera.
An ambulance took the man to the hospital where he was later certified to have sustained serious injuries.
Magistrate Yana Micallef Stafrace has opened an inquiry into the accident.
This is the second accident in less than 11 hours in which an older person was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle.