5-year-old Palestinian girl dies after hit by Israeli car in West Bank

Israeli driver initially did not stop because he said he feared for his life.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 19, 2014 16:22
Ambulance

Ambulance in Gaza. (photo credit: REUTERS)



One of the two five-year-old Palestinian girls hit by an Israeli car succumbed to her wounds on Sunday.

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The condition of the other girl is unknown.

The girls were hit by an Israeli driver on highway 60 near the Ofra settlement in the West Bank.

Police were questioning the driver, who did not initially stop because he said he feared for his life.

Ben Hartman contributed to this report.


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