Source: 3 dead in 2 traffic accidents in Israel
Found on: 2022-08-11 00:53:10
On Wednesday night, two separate traffic accidents in Israel resulted in the deaths of three people.
Near the Israeli city of Rosh Ha’ayin, in central Judea and Samaria, on Route 5, a car accident claimed the lives of two people.
According to a preliminary investigation, one of the vehicles involved was stolen in Kfar Saba, in central Israel, shortly before the collision.
Near the Oranit junction in Judea and Samaria, the stolen car collided with another vehicle before turning and starting to drive against the current, colliding head-on with another vehicle, killing both drivers.
Magen David Adom emergency services responders pronounced the two people dead at the scene.
“When we arrived at the scene, we realized that there was a vehicle overturned and on fire, with a person trapped inside, and that there was also an individual trapped in another vehicle,” a firefighter who was one of the first told Channel 12. in responding.
He stated that, after carrying out rescue attempts, “we pulled out the trapped victims, who were no longer alive.”
After launching an investigation, the police claimed that no one was chasing the stolen car when it crashed.
Israeli drivers use Route 5 to travel between Israel’s central region and the Judea and Samaria settlement of Ariel.
A second accident involving two motorcycles and a car occurred on Route 65 near the city of Kafr Qara, southeast of Haifa, in northern Israel, less than an hour after the deadly crash in Judea. and Samaria.
At the scene, a 25-year-old motorist was pronounced dead.
Three other victims were taken to Hadera Hillel Yaffe Medical Center with minor to moderate injuries.
In Israel, the number of fatalities on the roads has decreased this year, from 222 at this point last year to 216 so far this year, according to the non-profit organization Or Yarok, which keeps track of the victims. traffic fatalities and promotes road safety.