Israeli man killed by Arab driver in possible ramming attack

Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center, where Shalom Yohai Sharki died on Thursday morning. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to An Israeli Jewish man died and a woman was seriously injured after being hit by a car at a bus stop where they were standing on Wednesday night at the French Hill junction in Jerusalem.

The man who died was identified as Shalom Yohai Sharki. He and the woman were evacuated to Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center, where Sharki died on Thursday morning. 

The car was driven by an Arab man, who was lightly injured. He was taken into custody for questioning. Police are investigating the possibility of the incident being a terrorist attack, following a series of recent car-ramming attacks in Jerusalem.

Posted on April 16, 2015 .