The Malta Independent 27 May 2024, Monday
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Man who died in traffic accident on Sunday identified

Wednesday, 24 August 2022, 13:11 Last update: about 3 years ago

The man who died after being hit by a car in Marsa on Sunday has been identified by police as a 29-year-old Eritrean.

The accident occurred at around 2pm in Triq Dicembru 13 close to a bus stop on Sunday.

Details about the victim were not immediately known, and the police only identified him on Wednesday afternoon.

The man passed away at the site of the accident and was certified as dead by a medical team.


A white Toyota Vitz was involved in the accident, with pictures shared by other media houses showing the car with significant damage.

It was being driven by a 24-year-old man who lives in Qormi, the police said in a statement.

Duty magistrate Lara Lanfranco is leading an inquiry, while police investigations are ongoing.

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