Woman, 71, seriously injured after being hit by car in Ħamrun

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Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A 71-year-old woman is fighting for her life after she was hit by a car in Ħamrun.

The police said that the incident happened on St Joseph High Street at around 10.45am on Thursday.

Preliminary investigations by the District Police found that an elderly woman who lives in Hamrun was hit by a vehicle driven by a 21-year-old Syrian man who lives in Qormi.

An ambulance took the woman to Mater Dei Hospital where she was certified as suffering from serious injuries.

Duty Magistrate Ian Farrugia is leading the inquiry.

The police are investigating the case.