80 year-old pedestrian struck by car, killed near J'lem

October 22, 2011 23:23

An 80 year-old pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed on Saturday in the Jerusalem suburb of Mevaseret Zion.

The man was evacuated to Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem's Ein Kerem in critical condition, later dying of his wounds.

The man's grandson was by his side during the accident, sustaining light injuries.

The driver of the vehicle which struck the man was detained for questioning.

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