Dingli tragedy: Man hits wife, 74, while reversing car

The unfortunate accident occurred while the woman was reportedly guiding her husband as he reversed his car out into the traffic

A 74-year old woman from Dingli died this afternoon of injuries suffered after her husband reversed his car into her in an unfortunate accident.

The police said they were informed at around 4.45pm of an accident in Triq l-Imnarja in Dingli.

When they arrived on site, they discovered that the man, 71, had hit his wife while reversing his car, a Toyota, in the street where they lived.

An ambulance was called to take the woman to Mater Dei Hospital, where she was certified dead upon arrival.

Duty magistrate Doreen Clarke has ordered an inquiry into the accident and appointed a number of experts to assist her in her investigations.

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