The evening of 29 February was hampered by the traffic on Ayalon highway southbound between junctions «Azrieli» and «Shalom.» The reason for this was extraordinary-the incident near the railway station «Shalom».
According to the ambulance service «Maged David Adom», a 30-year-old man was discovered unconscious at approximately 100 metres from the train station. Apparently, he was hit by a passing train. In critical condition the man was taken to the hospital «Ichilov».
To the scene were sent a large force of police. One of the two lanes of the Ayalon highway in southern direction was occupied by police cars. Law enforcement officials are investigating how the man managed is dangerous to approach railroad tracks on a fenced plot.