as reported by YJN
A senior employee of the ODA organization, which is located in the Williamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, was detained and questioned by police after being involved in a hit and run incident in Jerusalem, Israel, according to a report in
Moses Kestenbaum was detained after hitting a yeshiva student on Malkhei Yisrael Street in Jerusalem, and fleeing from the scene.
The incident occurred on Sunday night. The 18-year-old victim suffered injuries.
Paramedics of Ichud Hatzalah and Magen David Adom, who arrived at the scene, provided primary medical care to the victim, and he was transported to Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital.
The driver, who fled from the scene, was later caught in the Kiryat Belz neighborhood by a traffic police officer.
The driver was returned to the scene of the incident, where he was questioned.
Jerusalem Police said that the driver is a Haredi tourist from New York. A sourcefamiliar with the incident identified the suspect as Moses Kestenbaum of the ODA.
Hospital officials said that the victim is in stable condition