Van hits, kills 8-year-old in Jisr e-Zarka

An eight-year-old boy was killed on Wednesday evening when a van hit him in Jisr e-Zarka, an Arab village on the Mediterranean coastal plain.
The boy’s parents rushed him to a junction near Zichron Ya’akov, where an MDA ambulance was waiting to pick him up. Emergency response personnel evacuated him to Hillel Yaffe Hospital in Hadera, where he died shortly thereafter from his wounds.
Police were investigating the incident.