Israeli killed in collision with Palestinian truck

MDA medics forced to declare death of Zvi Yehuda Grossman, 30, following accident on Route 5 near Tapuach Junction in Samaria.

Uzi Baruch, | updated: 12:36

Scene of Samaria accident
Scene of Samaria accident
Udi Zagir

A 30-year-old man was killed Tuesday morning in a collision between an Israeli vehicle and a Palestinian truck on Highway 5 near Tapuach Junction in Samaria. 

Magen David Adom (MDA) paramedics deployed to the scene were forced to pronounce him dead. 

He was identified later on Tuesday as Elon Moreh resident,  Zvi Yehuda Grossman. He is survived by his wife and three young children. 

Grossman's funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. at the Ashkenazi funeral home in Jerusalem followed by his burial on Har Hamenuchot. 

The circumstances of the accident remain unclear. Police have launched an investigation. 

Senior MDA paramedic Aviel Mamlieh recounted, "When I arrived at the scene, it looked bad. I saw a crushed car and trapped in the driver's seat was a man in his thirties. He was unconscious, not breathing, had no pulse and had suffered injuries to the head and limbs." 

"We tried to give him medical treatment and resuscitate him, but after a short time we had to pronounce him dead at the scene."




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