A 25-year-old from Hadera was killed Saturday morning as the car he was driving collided with another vehicle traveling in the opposite direction.
Five other people were injured in the accident, one seriously.
Police were investigating whether the driver was intoxicated. His family demanded his name not be published, and rejected the option of an autopsy.
Moments before the crash, police were informed of a person driving recklessly against traffic on the coastal road near Or Yehuda, Israel Radio reported.