Roll over accident, pedestrian struck

Police were at the scene of a roll over accident involving a Daihatsu mini-truck along Shamrock Road near Ocean Club Tuesday morning.

According to initial reports, the vehicle flipped over and, at some point, struck a pedestrian along the side of the road.

Both the pedestrian and the vehicle’s driver were injured in the accident. The driver was listed in stable condition by the George Town Hospital. The pedestrian’s injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Witnesses said it appeared the Daihatsu had gone some 30 feet from the roadway. 

Traffic in the area was heavy during the morning rush hour. Drivers headed into George Town were being diverted at the Prospect roundabout.

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