Officer at Beersheba rally rammed by car in hit-skip

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

Police block roads during an anti-judicial overhaul protest in Beersheba on July 11, 2023. (Emanuel Fabian/Times of Israel)
Police block roads during an anti-judicial overhaul protest in Beersheba on July 11, 2023. (Emanuel Fabian/Times of Israel)

A police officer is lightly hurt after a car hit him and then fled during the anti-judicial overhaul protest in Beersheba.

According to police, the officer signaled to a car to stop at a temporary roadblock near the protest, but the driver continued driving, hitting him.

The officer is taken to the nearby Soroka hospital for minor injuries.

Police meanwhile have launched searches for the vehicle that hit the officer.

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