The police press service said three people were killed in a head-on collision between two cars in the Negev. Another person sustained moderate injuries.
MADA doctors who arrived at the scene of the accident provided the victim with first aid. The victim, a man in his 70s, was then taken to Soroka Hospital in Beer Sheva.
The accident occurred on highway 204, on the section between Dimona and Jeruham.
The press service of MADA clarifies that two of the victims are young people of about 20 years old, who were in a car that overturned from the collision.
The injured man and the third victim, a woman in her 70s, were driving in a second car.
Summary of vehicle accidents during Simchat Torah. 12 October 2017
The police press office and the Magen David Adom ambulance service reported a series of accidents involving vehicles on Thursday, October 12, during the Simchat Torah holiday.
At the Dimona junction in the Negev, a head-on collision of two vehicles killed three people and another sustained moderate injuries.
On the 443rd highway near the exit to Beit Horon there was an accident involving a motorcycle. A man in his 40s sustained moderate injuries and was admitted to the Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem.
On Ein Ganim Street in Petah Tikva, a 52-year-old cyclist was injured as a result of a fall. The victim was taken to the Beilinson hospital.
In the area of Tel Baruch Beach in Tel Aviv, a young man on an electrically powered tractor knocked down two elderly people, a man and a woman about 70 years old. The injured, with facial and leg injuries, were taken to the Ichilov hospital.
Severe Accident Summary 11/10/2017
On the eve of the Simchat Torah holiday, as a result of a series of road accidents, three people died and seven more were seriously injured. The worst accident occurred at around 4:30 pm on Highway 383 in the Kiryat Malakhi area. As a result of the collision of two cars, one of them turned over and two passengers of the car, both 18 years old, were killed. Two more young men who were in the car – 17 and 19 years old – were taken to the Kaplan hospital. Their condition is assessed as serious. A 20-year-old girl who was driving the second car was taken in critical condition by helicopter to the Ichilov hospital.
In the early morning hours of October 11, a car and motorcycle collided on Yefet Street in Jaffa. As a result of an accident, a motorcyclist, a man of about 20 years old, died.
At about 11:30 am, two women in their 50s were seriously injured in a road accident on Highway 31 in the Negev near the Khatrorim junction.
Another accident occurred at about 14:00 at the intersection of Olei HaGardom and Eliezer Ben Yehuda streets in Ashkelon. As a result of the collision between a car and a motorcycle, two young men, about 20 years old, riding a motorcycle, were seriously injured and were taken to the Barzilai hospital.