Man hurt in West Bank hit-and-run; security forces searching area for suspect

One person was lightly injured in the hit-and-run event.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 23, 2015 12:21
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A vehicle hit a pedestrian and sped off near the West Bank settlement of Homesh on Monday, leading security forces on a manhunt for the suspect.

An 18-year-old man was lightly injured in the hit-and-run event and was evacuated to the Rabin Medical Center-Beilinson Campus in Petah Tikva. 

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It was not immediately clear if the incident was an accident or a deliberate car ramming attack.

Police have set-up roadblocks in the area and are currently searching for the suspected perpetrator.

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