Pedestrian hit, seriously injured in Ashdod

An Ashdod woman was evacuated to Kaplan Hospital in Rehovot with serious injuries after she was hit by a car while crossing the street at a crosswalk. The driver, a Holon resident, tried to flee the scene and was stopped by traffic police. When the driver refused to take a breathalyzer test, he was arrested. The suspect is scheduled to be remanded on Saturday evening, Israel Radio reported.