police arrested a man from Lod on suspicion of being linked to a lethal
hit and run accident on Friday night which killed a young man as he
crossed the street with his wife.
The suspect, 35, was taken into custody on Sunday night, and police say
they suspect he was in the Mazda Lantis which struck Ilan Sirik on Lod's
The suspect has denied all suspicions against him during questioning on Monday.
The arrest came after police launched an extensive search for the driver over the weekend.
Sikrik's bereaved wife said she saw the car stop momentarily, before
fleeing the scene immediately afterwards. The couple had been walking
towards the Lod train station on their way to their home in Ashdod.