Updated (2): 10 year olds run over in Lija; man in critical condition

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Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A spokesperson for the police has confirmed that  two 10-year-old boys and a 47-year-old man residing in Gżira were run over by a car driven by a 20-year-old man in Lija on Tuesday.

The incident occurred in Mosta Road, at around 4.00pm.

All three were taken to Mater Dei Hospital by ambulance. The 47-year-old Serbian national was certified as suffering from severe injuries, whilst the two boys were certified to be suffering from minor injuries.

Magistrate M. Vella has issued an inquiry and appointed several experts to help in the case.

Sources told Newsbook.com.mt that the road direction Lija had been closed, causing a traffic jam on Labour Avenue.