site of Ashkelon accident
site of Ashkelon accidentMDA Spokesperson

A nine-year-old boy riding his bicycle was killed Monday afternoon) when he was run over by a truck on Zevulun Street in Ashkelon.

Magen David Adom (MDA) teams that were called to the scene of the serious accident found the boy suffering from a severe head injury and were forced to determine his death on the spot.

Ben Tataro, a paramedic riding an MDA motorcycle said: "When we arrived at the scene, we saw the boy lying on the road several meters from the bicycle, unconscious with a severe head injury."

"After medical tests, he was without signs of life and unfortunately we have no choice but to determine his death on the spot," Tataro added.