Yuri Wolkov, an employee at Tel Aviv's Ichilov Hospital, succumbed to his wounds after being stabbed by a motorcyclist in Holon.
The stabbing took place at a crosswalk, after Wolkov and the motorcyclist became involved in a disagreement at the intersection of Eilat and Yoseftal streets in Holon
Following the stabbing, the motorcycle rider escaped the scene; police are currently searching for him.
Wolkov was treated a the scene by Magen David Adom (MDA) paramedics and evacuated to Ichilov for further treatment.
Later, died of his wounds in the hospital.
In a statement, Ichilov said: "Yuri Wolkov, an assistant for about 20 years in the urgent care unit (emergency room) here at Ichilov, was murdered this evening as he crossed in a crosswalk in Holon, just a few hours before he was scheduled to begin a night shift to treat [people] and save others' lives. The medical center's management is horrified at this terrible event and embraces, during these difficult hours, his dear wife Ella, the staff of assistants in the ENT unit, and all of his dear family members."