A Gambian national is in danger of dying after being knocked down by a van in Tal-Barrani this morning.
The accident occurred at about 6.45 a.m.
It results from first investigations that the man was hit by a van which fled the scene. Whilst a search was initiated for the vehicle involved in the accident, a 49-year-old Italian national went to Żejtun Police Station and reported that he had hit a person.
Duty Magistrate Josette Demicoli was notified and set up an inquiry, appointing a number of experts to assist.