Magen David Adom ambulances 311.
(photo credit: Reuters)
A hit-and-run accident left three generations of one family injured in Petah
Tikva on Saturday.
A grandmother, her daughter and two of her
grandchildren, aged seven and nine, were all lightly injured when a car smashed
into them as they walked across a pedestrian crossing in the
Police said the driver failed to stop and fled the scene of
the accident without checking the pedestrians’ condition or offering them
Magen David Adom paramedics arrived on the scene and
evacuated the four to the Beilinson Medical Center in Petah Tikva, Channel 10
Police have launched a search for the driver.
accidents occurred in Petah Tikva on Thursday night. In the first, a van struck
and killed a female pedestrian. Hours later, a male pedestrian was hit by a
vehicle and killed.
Police are investigating both
Hit-and-run incidents form a top priority for the Traffic
Police. In most cases, drivers turn themselves in within hours of the
In a minority of cases, police reach the suspected drivers by
following a trail of forensic evidence from the crash scene, and via
Drivers who fail to turn themselves in were likely driving
under the influence of alcohol, or without a license or insurance, according to
Traffic Police statistics.