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A man was seriously injured after he was hit by a car and run over by a second car in Blata l-Bajda.

A 29-year-old Norwegian man was first hit by a car which was being driven by a 40-year old man from Żurrieq at about 1.10am on Saturday morning. While he was on the ground the man was run over by a second car which was driven by a 31-year-old man from Valletta.

The incident happened on National Road.

Civil Protection Department Officers, the Police and an ambulance were called on site.

The man was rushed to hospital in an ambulance where he was certified to be suffering from serious injuries.

Magistrate Victor Axiak is leading the inquiry.