Father and son killed in road accident near Sderot

A private vehicle and a commercial minivan collided on Route 232. One person suffered moderate injuries.

Reut Hadar,

Evacuation of casualty
Evacuation of casualty
MDA

A father and his son were killed in the early afternoon hours today (Friday) in a collision between a private vehicle and a commercial minivan on Route 232 in southern Israel, near Sderot.

A third man, aged about 60, suffered moderate injuries.

Medical crews that arrived on the scene determined the death of the father and son on the spot. The injured man was evacuated by helicopter to Soroka Hospital in Be'er Sheva.

Alex Kusinov, a paramedic, told reporters: "When we arrived on the scene we saw a commercial vehicle and a private vehicle crushed on the road. Outside the private vehicle, a man aged about 40 was lying on the ground, not breathing, with no pulse and severe multi-system injuries.

"Inside the two vehicles, the drivers were trapped in the drivers' seats".

"In the private vehicle, a young man aged about 20 was unconscious with a severe multi-system injury. After initial medical care we transferred him to an MDA helicopter that is evacuating him with a chest trauma in moderate condition to Soroka Hospital," said Kusinov.




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