A 59-year-old man was grievously injured on Saturday in a traffic accident in St Paul’s Bay.

The police said the accident happened in Triq il-Qawra at 8.30pm. The victim, who is from the United Kingdom, was hit by a Chevrolet Spark that was being driven by a 42-year-old Hungarian.

The British man was taken to Mater Dei Hospital by ambulance.

The police are investigating.