A 47 year old man resident of Qrendi sadly lost his life after being involved in a traffic accident at around 0745hrs of this morning in Triq Tal-Barrani, Żejtun.
Preliminary investigations showed that the victim had been hit by a Toyota Vitz driven by a 26 year old man resident of Naxxar.
The victim was given preliminary medical aid on site before being transported to Mater Dei and certified as having suffered serious injuries.
Unfortunately, the victim was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police investigations are ongoing as a magisterial inquiry opens into the case.