Police on Wednesday arrested the driver of the speeding pickup which had hit a pedestrian in reclaimed suburb Hulhumale last Monday, leaving the person in critical condition.
According to Maldives Police Service’ website, the driver arrested with a court warrant is a 47 year old expatriate.
The person injured was also an expatriate and he had suffered serious head injuries in the accident.
He had been taken to Hulhumale Hospital and transferred to ADK Hospital in capital Male the same day for further treatment. ADK has stated that his condition is serious.