The Malta Independent 16 August 2022, Tuesday

Man arrested in connection with hit-and-run fatality

Saturday, 6 August 2022, 16:05 Last update: about 9 days ago

A man has been arrested in connection with the hit-and-run incident which took place in Zejtun on Friday.

The police said that the Major Crimes Unit and the Zejtun district identified the car and driver which hit and killed Antoine Degabriele, 51, in Anton Buttigieg Road.

The driver, aged 21, was arrested on Saturday morning. The car, a Mazda Demio, was found in a garage in Zabbar.

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Degabriele (photo) was found dead on the roadside in Zejtun at around 11:45am, close to a zebra crossing.

The police had immediately treated it as hit-and-run incident.

 

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