A man is suffering from grievous injuries after falling while he was running in the countryside in the area of Triq il-Ħamri, Għajnsielem, Gozo.
The accident took place yesterday at around 1.30pm.
The district Police went immediately on the scene where from preliminary investigations, it resulted that the man, aged 72, and resident in Għajnsielem, Gozo fell while he was out running and sustained a few injuries.
A Police sergeant who was off duty saw the incident happen and gave the man First Aid while also phoning for assistance.
A medical team and ambulance took the victim to Gozo General hospital for treatment.
Police investigations into the accident are being led by the district Police.