Source: 50-year-old motorcyclist dies in a car accident near…
Found on: 2022-10-10 12:14:40
A man in his 50s died Monday after a collision between his motorcycle and a car on a highway near the central city of Beit Shemesh.
The fatal accident took place on highway 3866between the intersection of Mahseya and Moshav Nes Harim.
First responders said the man suffered multi-system trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Details about the identity of the deceased man were not immediately available.
Police have opened an investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident. It was unclear if the person driving the car involved in the crash was injured. somehow.
Prime Minister Yair Lapid, whose sister Michal died in a traffic accident in 1984, said last month that Israel must improve road safety.
Israel ranked last in a recent European report on road safety comparing countries in the region based on their ability to reduce annual road fatalities over the last decade.
According to the report, European countries, on average, managed to reduce road traffic fatalities by 31% between 2011 and 2021, while Israel only saw a 4.7% decrease in that period.
According to the most recent data released by Israel’s National Road Safety Authority on September 29, there have been 255 people killed on Israel’s roads since the beginning of 2022.