A 50-year-old bicycle rider was hit on Be'er Sheva's Avraham Avinu Street in Be'er Sheva earlier today (Shabbat). The vehicle's driver fled the scene without trying to obtain help for the seriously wounded victim. A Magen David Adom medical team arrived administer first aid onsite before transferring the victim to Be'er Sheva's Soroka Hospital.
Police set up road blocks in the area to try and locate the offending driver.
Just hours before, a 13-year-old girl who was critically injured and left in the street by a a hit-and-run driver in Ramle this past Thursday, died from her injuries.