Hit and run motorist arrested

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

The Police have arrested a 29 year old man who allegedly was behind the wheel in the hit and run that left an elderly man injured in Ħal Qormi a few days ago.

The Police said in a statement that the arrest happened when the Police found the vehicle used in the incident. This was found in Għar Lapsi, in the limits of Siġġiewi. Further investigations pointed towards the fact that the marks on the car are compatible with the incident, and the mirror which was found on the crime scene was missing from the car.

The driver is being held under arrest while the investigation continues. He is expected to be brought to court in the coming days.

The victim of the incident, a 69 year old man, is suffering from grevious injuries.