Driver arrested over ‘hit and run’ crash in Luqa

A man has been arrested following a ‘hit and run’ crash in Luqa.

Police arrested the driver, 25, from Msida, around half an hour after the accident.

Malta Police said they were alerted after a 27-year-old man from Santa Venera was run over by a VW Golf.

He was taken to hospital suffering from serious injuries.

The driver of the car drove away from the scene but some 30 minutes later, officers from the Rapid Intervention Unit spotted the car in Msida.

A 19-year-old woman who was a passenger in the car was also arrested.

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