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Teenager involved in hit-and-run accident likely to face attempted murder charges

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The teenager who was involved in a hit-and-run accident that shocked Malta yesterday is likely to face attempted murder charges.

The 17-year-old was driving a Mercedes in Luqa when he hit a traffic policeman and kept on going before being caught by members of the Rapid Intervention Unit.

The officer, Simon Schembri, is in critical condition in hospital.

His right arm has been amputated from below the elbow and he also suffered a collapsed lung, broken pelvis and multiple fractures.

The officer also suffered severe road burns after he was dragged for several metres.

The teenager, well known to the police, is being held by the police.

Original article found on The Malta Independent

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