Four-year-old victim of accident in Malé dies

A four-year-old victim of a dangerous accident that occurred in the capital Malé yesterday (December 6) has died while undergoing treatment for injuries, police have confirmed.

The four-year-old boy was among five people injured when a pickup driving down Majeedhee Magu – the capital’s main thoroughfare – crashed into three parked motorcycles and a car as well as three motorcycles driving in the opposite direction.

The victims of the accident included two men and two women, who were immediately taken to the ADK hospital for treatment. The driver of the pickup was meanwhile taken into police custody.