Woman hospitalised after getting hit by car in Birzebbuġa

60-year-old grievously injured in traffic accident

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A 60-year-old woman was hospitalised on Thursday afternoon after getting hit by a car in Birzebbuġa.

The accident happened in Misraħ il-Knisja, Birzebbuġa at around 6:30 pm.

Preliminary investigations by the police showed the woman, who resides in Birzebbuġa, was hit by a Mazda Demio driven by a 59-year-old from Zejtun.

The victim was administered first-aid at the site of the accident, and later transferred to Mater Dei Hospital, where she was certified as suffering from grievous injuries.

Police investigations are ongoing.