Police search for suspects in hit-and-run on street sweeper

A street sweeper cleans a road in Male' City. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Police are searching for suspects in a hit-and-run involving a motorbike that hit a street sweeper on Izzudheen Magu.

In a message to the media, Police said the accident was reported at 23:17pm Thursday night. They identified the victim as a 48-year-old Maldivian woman who is currently being treated at Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH).

As per the Police, two people were on the motorbike at the time of the accident; both of whom left the scene after the vehicle hit the woman. 

Henceforth, efforts are underway to locate the motorbike and the two individuals, Police said.

Male’ streets and public spaces are cleaned by Male’ City Council.