A four-year-old Palestinian boy is in critical condition, Sunday evening, after being struck by a vehicle driven by an illegal Israeli colonist, in Kisan village, south of Bethlehem, in the southern occupied West Bank, local sources reported.

According to the head of the Kisan village council, Mousa Ebayat, an illegal Israeli settler ran over the Palestinian child, Jibril Sawarka, 4, with his vehicle, and fled the scene of the crime.

Reports stated that the child was in front of his father’s home, located near the main street, when the child was struck and seriously injured.

He was transported to the Bethlehem Arab Society for Rehabilitation in Beit Jala, northwest of Bethlehem, where he remains on life support, in critical condition.

This is a breaking news story, any new information will be added to this report as it becomes available.

It is important to note that just 2 days ago, another Israeli settler ran over a 4-year-old Palestinian child in the city of Hebron, in the southern West Bank.

[Video from Quds Press]