Developing: Israeli seriously injured in suspected hit and run in West Bank

IDF says it has launched a pursuit of the vehicle involved in the incident.

December 1, 2014 14:43
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Israeli seriously hurt after being struck by vehicle in possible hit and run. (photo credit: ISRAEL POLICE)


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An Israeli aged about 50 has been seriously hurt after being struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run in the West Bank, Magen David Adom paramedics said.

The man is receiving treatment, and paramedics have initiated resuscitation efforts.

The incident occurred between Migdalim and Ma'aleh Ephraim.

The IDF said it has launched a pursuit of the vehicle involved in the incident. Soldiers are assisting paramedics in treating the injured man, who is in critical condition.

Judea and Samaria police said they do not yet know what caused the collision, adding that they have set up checkpoints and are searching for the driver.

Paramedics airlifted the man in an IDF helicopter to Beilinson hospital. He is suffering from severe head injuries. Staff contributed to this report.

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