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75-year-old man dies after being hit by bus in Bat Yam

Medics take victim to hospital where he succumbs to wounds; police open probe into incident

Michael Horovitz is a breaking news editor at The Times of Israel

Illustrative: An ambulance at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem on June 20, 2023. (Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90)
Illustrative: An ambulance at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem on June 20, 2023. (Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90)

A man died Monday after being hit by a bus in the Tel Aviv suburb of Bat Yam, doctors said.

Paramedics who arrived at the scene said they found the 75-year-old next to the bus, unconscious and suffering serious head wounds.

He was taken to Ichilov Medical Center in Tel Aviv where he was declared dead by doctors a few hours after arrival.

Police said they had opened an investigation into the incident.

According to the most recent data from the National Road Safety Authority, 262 people have died on Israel’s roads since the beginning of the year.

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