Updated 3.15pm, victim dies

A pedestrian hit by a pick-up truck on Tuesday morning died in hospital a few hours later, the police said.

The accident happened at 9am in Triq Xrobb l-Għaġin, Żejtun.

The victim, a 69-year-old, had been given medical assistance on site and then rushed to Mater Dei Hospital, in serious condition.

The pick-up was driven by a 62-year-old man who also hailed from Żejtun.

Magistrate Josette Demicoli is holding an inquiry. 

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