Five protesters injured after breaking onto Ayalon Highway - police

Five protesters were hit by an oncoming vehicle after they descended onto the Ayalon Highway during a protest held near HaHalacha Interchange in Tel Aviv, according to police. 

The driver who struck the demonstrators was detained by the police and is currently being questioned by the traffic investigators of the Tel Aviv District to investigate the circumstances of the incident.

At the scene, five protesters who had blocked the Ayalon Highway suffered minor injuries.