2 Palestinians In Critical Condition After Settler Runs Them Over

30 May 2010

On May 30, at 7:30 PM, a settler was driving a taxi at excessive speed on Route 60 by Beit Ommar and hit a husband and wife walking in the road. Local Palestinian residents saw the two Palestinians hit, shouted at the driver, and called for an ambulance. The Israeli army came and the driver fled the scene.

A Palestinian ambulance took the Palestinians to the hospital in Al Khalil. Both Palestinians have head injuries and are in critical condition. Their names are Fatma Elyaan Sabarneh, age 55, and Shedah Abd Sabarneh, age 59.

The driver had been driving about120 km/h in a 70 km/h zone.