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6 killed in traffic accidents across Israel and West Bank in just one day

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Six people have been killed in traffic incidents across Israel and the West Bank on Wednesday and Thursday, marking a particularly deadly 24 hours on the country’s roads.

A 54-year-old woman and her 7-year-old niece from Qalansawe were killed and three others were injured when a car and a truck collided at the Be’erotayim Junction along Route 57 near Netanya in the center of the country on Thursday.

The Magen David Adom ambulance service described the crash as “very severe” and said they found the woman, named as Layla Mutab, lying on the road unconscious and without signs of life. Paramedics declared her dead at the scene.

The young girl was also found unconscious, and paramedics began CPR at the scene before taking her Laniado Hospital in Netanya, where she was also declared dead.

A 23-year-old man was brought by paramedics to Hillel Yaffe Medical Center near Hadera for stomach pains, while a 40-year-old woman and 10-year-old girl were taken to Meir Medical Center in Kfar Saba, according to MDA, likely as a precaution.

The 41-year-old driver of the truck, a resident of the........

© The Times of Israel

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