Shortly after the accident, police investigators and accident investigators arrived at the scene and opened an investigation, during which suspicion arose that it was a hit-and-run accident. The police said that the driver, a 32-year-old resident of the neighborhood, was detained for questioning by the police and his vehicle was seized for the purpose of collecting findings. Upon completion of his interrogation, the suspect was released under house arrest.
As you may recall, a one-and-a-half-year-old toddler was seriously injured yesterday (Wednesday) after being hit by a vehicle shortly after leaving his home on Yohanan Yosef Street in the Beit Israel neighborhood of Jerusalem.
The rescue forces who were called to the scene provided him with medical treatment and he was taken to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital with bruises on his head. The driver of the offending vehicle fled the scene after the accident. Police forces have launched an investigation into the circumstances of the accident and have been working to locate the driver. Now as stated, he has turned himself in to the police.
“When we arrived at the scene, we saw on the sidewalk a one-and-a-half-year-old baby with a vague consciousness, with a severe head injury,” said MDA emergency medical paramedic Moshe Hemed. “.