An elderly man who was severely injured in a traffic collision in Gaafu Dhaalu Gaddhoo tonight has passed away.
The man involved in the collsion is 80-year-old Mohamed Zahir. He passed away while in treatment at the Dr. Abdul Samad Memorial Hospital in Gaafu Dhaalu Thinadhoo.
He was initially treated at the Gaddhoo Health Center. The Health Center said that Zahir sustained numerous injuries including severe head trauma.
President of the Gaddhoo Island Council, Rayyan Jamaal told Sun Media that Zahir was hit by a motorcycle driven by two young men as he was crossing the road.
The two men on the motorcycle were also injured in the collision.