Simon Schembri is the traffic police constable who was this morning overran by a 17-year old youth in Luqa.
Three years ago Schembri was in the news after, together with his colleagues, he had assisted a pregnant woman to be escorted to hospital.
48-year old Schembri who works at the traffic section is from Paola and a father of three children.
Police said that the constable suffered grievous injuries in this morning’s incident and is in critical condition.
Meanwhile, in a Tweet, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat expressed solidarity with the Police constable who was injured during his duties, adding he is satisfied that the responsible driver was caught.
AĠĠORNAT: Pulizija jittajjar f’Ħal Luqa minn ġuvnott li baqa’ sejjer
Il-Pulizija jwasslu fil-ħin mara li kienet se twelled