Two killed following attempt to stop car thief

September 16, 2014 05:19

A man who stole a car in Herzliya was killed in a crash after escaping police, killing the uninvolved driver as well, Channel 2 reported Tuesday.

The man was running from police after they set up a barrier on Highway 5 to stop the car he had stolen. Upon reaching the road barrier, the man tried to escape police by foot.

He was then hit by a private car on the highway driving in the opposite direction, killing the driver as well.   

The victims' identities have not been released.

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