Israeli 9 year-old found on highway alone, 5 km from mother

The boy was crossing the highway to look for a hat he had lost.

Cars on a highway [illustrative] (photo credit: REUTERS)
Cars on a highway [illustrative]
(photo credit: REUTERS)
A 9 year-old boy was found crossing the fast lane on highway 2 near the Yanai Interchange north of Netanya on Tuesday evening.
The boy was crossing the highway to look for a hat he had lost. Police found the boy's mother in the area of Havatzelet, which is about five kilometers from the Yanai Interchange.
The boy was taken to a police station and his mother was called in to clarify what had happened.