Litzman's car (Photo archives)
Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman's driver hit a brick wall in Jerusalem on Tuesday, while driving alone in the minister's official car. The driver was unharmed. The police discovered trace amounts of Marijuana in the car.
The driver was arrested and taken in for questioning. His driving license was suspended for 90 days. According to the police, the driver admitted to using light drugs a few days before the accident, when he was not on duty.
Officials say that per capita, Israel has highest number of medical marijuana users in the world, but industry is poorly regulated
Unharmed, the driver abandoned the scene after reporting the accident to the police.
He was arrested only after the police discovered traces of drugs in the car.
The driver is suspected of driving under the influence of drugs, and of possession of light drugs.
The Deputy Minister's office said that the driver was using the car on "private business" and that the matter is being investigated by authorities.
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