A 4-year-old girl was killed on Tuesday in the village of Bueina-Nujedat in northern Israel after she was hit by a vehicle.

The driver of the car rushed the critically wounded child to a nearby clinic where she was pronounced dead by Magen David Adom paramedics.

According to police, the driver, a 23-year-old resident of the village and a relative of the girl, was arrested and is undergoing questioning.

Police have launched an investigation into the incident.