The Malta Independent 27 May 2024, Monday
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Serbian woman who died in Birkirkara traffic accident identified

Thursday, 25 August 2022, 12:19 Last update: about 3 years ago

The 23-year-old woman who died after being hit by a bus in Birkirkara on Wednesday has been identified as Kristina Zivanovic.

The Serbian national was hit by a bus in Triq Notabile in Birkirkara at around 12:5pm on Wednesday.

She was rushed to hospital by an ambulance, however succumbed to her injuries soon after.


Members of the Serbian community took to social media to mourn her loss, and candles were left at the scene of the accident overnight.

“Everyone who knew you told us you were one of the most positive people they knew, our community has lost one good person,” a Facebook page dedicated to providing information to the Serbian community in Malta wrote.

Zivanovic is the 18th road death of the year and the second person to die after being run over by a vehicle in a week.

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