One Killed, 9 Injured in Golan Heights Car Accident

Traffic accident at Shirion intersection in Golan Heights; circumstances of incident still unclear.

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Tova Dvorin,

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A 33 year-old was killed and 9 others injured in an accident in the Golan Heights Wednesday. The incident occurred at the Shirion Intersection, near the community of Or-Tal. 

Magen David Adom (MDA) teams arrived at the scene and began to treat the injured. Eventually, they declared one dead at the scene.

Seven of those injured - two with light to moderate injuries and five with minor injuries - were treated on the scene and evacuated to Ziv Hospital in Tzfat.

Two other women were injured seriously in the abdominal region; they were brought by helicopter to Rambam Hospital in Haifa.

It is unclear at this point what caused the accident.