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Two killed while crossing highway to help motorists in separate crash

22 9 20
12.08.2022

Two people were killed while trying to cross a busy highway to help victims of a car crash early Friday morning, as the death toll on Israel’s roads over the past several days continued to mount.

The two were attempting to walk across Highway 4 near Yad Mordechai in southern Israel when they were both struck by passing cars, according to police following an initial investigation.

They had been attempting to provide help after a crash between two other cars on the road, one of the main highways along the southern coast north of Gaza.

The two, both middle aged-men, were declared dead at the scene.

“It was very dark out,” Magen David Adom paramedics said in a statement.

The drivers of the vehicles in the other crash, men aged 28 and 67, were taken to a nearby hospital with light-to-moderate injuries, MDA said.

The police did not release any information about the drivers of the cars that fatally struck the two other........

© The Times of Israel


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