Ambulances (illustration)
Ambulances (illustration)Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash 90

Four people were killed on Wednesday evening in a fatal collision between two vehicles on Highway 90, near Ein Hatzeva, located south of the Dead Sea in the Arava region.

Among the dead are a 35-year-old man who was driving one of the cars and three passengers from the other vehicle - a 45-year-old man, a 13-year-old girl and a 14-year-old girl.

Magen David Adom paramedics, in cooperation with an IDF medical force, treated a 40-year-old woman who was seriously injured and a 17-year-old boy who was moderately injured and evacuated them by helicopter to Soroka Hospital in Be'er Sheva.

Police officers launched an investigation into the accident and are directing traffic at the scene.