Eight-year-old seriously injured in traffic accident

An eight-year-old boy was seriously injured in a traffic accident in San Gwann on Wednesday

The accident occurred at 9pm in Naxxar Road
The accident occurred at 9pm in Naxxar Road

An eight-year-old boy was seriously injured in a traffic accident in San Gwann late on Wednesday evening.

The accident occurred at 9pm in Naxxar Road. 

Police said the Syrian boy was hit by a Peugeot Bipper van driven by a 48-year-old man from Paola.

The boy was taken to Mater Dei Hospital for further treatment.

A police investigation is ongoing. 

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