On the strip and Sderot Yerushalayim in Jaffa, a car was hit by 16-year-old boy, who was riding a bike. In the fall of the cyclist, which was not a helmet, hit his head. With severe traumatic brain injury he was taken to hospital «Volfson» in Holon.
Note that with the increase in the number of cyclists on the roads of the country are increasingly in the media raises the question of the need for a law requiring all cyclists to ride in a helmet.
The corresponding law was adopted in Israel in 2007 on the initiative Gilad Erdan. According to this law, a helmet was mandatory for all cyclists regardless of age. However, in 2011 the Knesset exempted from wearing helmets adult cyclists when riding around town.
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