An eight year-old Syrian boy was critically injured as he was hit by a Land Rover in Hal Far, at around 19:00hrs CST on Wednesday.
The police said that the boy was hit by a Land Rover, driven by a 41-year-old woman from Birzebbuga. He was rushed to Mater Dei hospital where he is being treated for life-threatening injuries.
Furthermore a Rapid Intervention Police Unit car and an Isuzu Elf were damaged in a commotion which broke out on the police’s arrival. The incident was sparked when the eight-year-old was hit in Hal Far Road at about 7 p.m. The boy was critically injured.