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News and updates about accidents

Halakhic ruling: Confession at time of accident is invalid

Eretz Hemda Court of Appeal rules that driver who admitted guilt minutes after accident not obligated as she was given to storm of emotions.

Halakhic ruling: Confession at time of accident is invalid

Man injected with six doses of COVID-19 vaccine

An accident at a vaccination center caused one patient to receive far beyond the correct dose of coronavirus vaccine.

Man injected with six doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Daddy's Accident: Every Night the Nightmares Recur.

Young woman who was forced to take care of her younger siblings after their parents died is now getting married.

Daddy's Accident: Every Night the Nightmares Recur.

Samaria: Jewish teen killed during police chase

Hilltop youth killed during police chase after he and several others hurled stones at Arab cars.

Samaria: Jewish teen killed during police chase

Infant hit by car in Jerusalem

Infant suffers serious injuries after being struck by car in J'lem. EMTs transfer him to hospital.

Infant hit by car in Jerusalem

Teen killed in accident in the north

17-year-old teenager killed when ATV overturns in Druze town of Maghar in northern Israel.

Teen killed in accident in the north

18-year-old killed in motorcycle accident in Jerusalem

18-year-old female killed, 18-year-old male seriously injured after motorcycle slips on street in Jerusalem.

18-year-old killed in motorcycle accident in Jerusalem

6 injured in accident near Lod

Six people moderately injured in collision involving two vehicles on Highway 40, a few kilometers away from the scene of Sunday's bus crash.

6 injured in accident near Lod

'People are stuck under the concrete'

Bus driver involved in accident in which four people were killed questioned on suspicion of causing death by negligence.

'People are stuck under the concrete'

2 dead in accident in Ramat Gan

Two dead, five injured, in accident near the Aluf Sadeh Interchange.

2 dead in accident in Ramat Gan

Girls killed in Arava accident laid to rest

Sisters Shirel Esther and Mila Sara Ben Simon laid to rest in Or Akiva. Their injured parents could not attend the funeral.

Girls killed in Arava accident laid to rest

4 killed in traffic accident near Shilat Junction

Fourteen injured in accident on Route 443 near Shilat Junction leading to Modi'in and Kiryat Sefer.

4 killed in traffic accident near Shilat Junction

Former lone soldier killed in Aspen snowboarding accident

Aaron Hill 'lived life to the fullest,' friend writes.

Former lone soldier killed in Aspen snowboarding accident

IDF officer and soldier injured in Jordan Valley accident

Officer in moderate condition, soldier listed as light.

IDF officer and soldier injured in Jordan Valley accident

Four dead in two accidents

Three-year-old boy killed in accident in the Lower Galilee. Two men and woman killed in second accident in the Arava region.

Four dead in two accidents

16 casualties in overturned bus in north

16 casualties in overturned bus in the north; 5 in different accident and 30-year old scooter driver injured.

16 casualties in overturned bus in north

Motorcyclist killed in accident in north

45-year-old driver apparently skidded on Route 89 and was trapped under safety railing. Police investigating.

Motorcyclist killed in accident in north

China: Woman grapples with bus driver, causes tragedy

A woman who missed her stop struck the bus driver, causing him to veer off brifge. 15 are presumed dead.

China: Woman grapples with bus driver, causes tragedy

Golan family of three killed in accident laid to rest

Kfir, Shira and daughter Gaya Avitan were killed in a crash with an Egged bus near the Dead Sea.

Golan family of three killed in accident laid to rest

Accident near Havat Gilad not terror attack

Indictment filed against Arab who ran over Chava Rozen near Havat Gilad last month.

Accident near Havat Gilad not terror attack

'How a head trauma set me straight'

Racheli was hit by a car weeks before her planned trip to Israel. The head trauma didn't stop her, but only brought her closer to G-d.

'How a head trauma set me straight'

'Wheelchair was smashed to pieces, thrown dozens of yards'

Elderly man in wheelchair killed after being run down by Hummer at Tel Aviv crosswalk.

'Wheelchair was smashed to pieces, thrown dozens of yards'

Motorcycle driver killed in Karnei Shomron accident

Driver skids for unknown reason, crashes into vehicle near town sports center; MDA teams pronounce death at scene.

Motorcycle driver killed in Karnei Shomron accident

Tragedy in Zanzibar

19-year-old Israeli killed in motorcycle accident in Zanzibar. Israeli consulate working to have body transferred back to Israel.

Tragedy in Zanzibar

Motorcyclist killed in collision with truck

Man of about 40 killed in central Israel in accident between motorcycle and truck. Police investigating circumstances of accident.

Motorcyclist killed in collision with truck

Increase in IDF fatalities in 2017

Increase in accidents involving soldiers contributes to 25% increase in IDF fatalities over previous years.

Increase in IDF fatalities in 2017

Woman dies after being crushed by electric gate

Woman who put hand into electric gate dies of her injuries.

Woman dies after being crushed by electric gate

Freak accident kills 4 at Australian theme park

Four killed as children's ride suffers 'critical incident' at Australia's largest theme park.

Freak accident kills 4 at Australian theme park

Emergency medical services: Beware Pokemon Go

Several Israelis injured playing Pokemon Go; Magen David Adom warns of "the dangers of the game."

Emergency medical services: Beware Pokemon Go

Five IDF soldiers injured in APC accident

Soldiers transferred to Soroka Medical Center for treatment; incident under investigation.

Five IDF soldiers injured in APC accident

Three Killed in Galilee Road Accident

Three Druze youths killed in head-on collision near Tamra.

Three Killed in Galilee Road Accident

Chandelier Accident Kills 1, Injures 21

Light fixture crashes to the floor in crowded events hall last night in Yavneh, killing a 50 year-old woman and injuring fellow attendees.

Chandelier Accident Kills 1, Injures 21

Israel's Biggest Winter Storm in 20 Years Causes Havoc on Roads

There were numerous casualties, both human and otherwise, due to the wild weather in Israel Wednesday.

Israel's Biggest Winter Storm in 20 Years Causes Havoc on Roads

Video: Car Runs Over Kids in Or Yehuda

Two children rode an electric-powered bike and took a spill. A car hit them, and they are now in hospital with moderate and light wounds.

Video: Car Runs Over Kids in Or Yehuda

Boy, 12, Seriously Hurt in Fall from Bridge

The boy fell from a 7-meter high bridge in Haifa as he was cycling on Yom Kippur.

Boy, 12, Seriously Hurt in Fall from Bridge

Report: Israeli Pedestrians '2nd Most Vulnerable in the World'

Some 2,000 children are injured annually during the summer vacation in road accidents, according to Or Yarok road safety group.

Report: Israeli Pedestrians '2nd Most Vulnerable in the World'

Road Safety Group: Walking Down the Street Can Kill You

One out of every three people killed in road accidents in Israel are pedestrians, the Or Yarok road safety group said Monday.

Road Safety Group: Walking Down the Street Can Kill You

Five-Year-Old Who Fell 'No Longer in Life-Threatening Condition'

Five-year-old girl and her three-year-old brother fell from a building in Be'er Sheva. The girl is no longer in life-threatening condition.

Five-Year-Old Who Fell 'No Longer in Life-Threatening Condition'

Safety Officials Seek to Regulate Electric Bike Use

Electric bicycles, equipped with small motors, should be considered a vehicle, not a bicycle, Israeli safety officials say.

Safety Officials Seek to Regulate Electric Bike Use

Woman, 50, Killed in Hiking Accident

Tree falls on hiking family, killing 50 year-old woman and injuring two family members; second serious accident in 12 hours.

Woman, 50, Killed in Hiking Accident

Report: Spend Money to Save Money on Traffic Deaths

If the government spends NIS 750 million to fix the roads, it will save double that amount in costs, a Bank of Israel study says

Report: Spend Money to Save Money on Traffic Deaths

Amusement Park Carousel Injures 21 Children

The children, aged 6-13, suffered light injuries when Tel Aviv park ride malfunctioned.

Amusement Park Carousel Injures 21 Children

Danon Saves Falling Photographer

Deputy Defense Minister leaped to the rescue as photographer fell off stage at Beit Shemesh.

Danon Saves Falling Photographer

Parents of Deceased Soldier: IDF Denied Him Treatment

The parents of a young recruit who died on his first day in the army accuse the military of failing to provide medical care.

Parents of Deceased Soldier: IDF Denied Him Treatment

Police Want Indictments in Fish Farm Tragedy

Three young men died of electrocution at Ayelet Hashahar in July. Police say this was negligent manslaughter.

Police Want Indictments in Fish Farm Tragedy

Tragedy: Israeli Family Killed in Russia Gas Leak

Mardi family's surviving son struggles to bring his family back to Israel for burial. 'My world has been destroyed'.

Tragedy: Israeli Family Killed in Russia Gas Leak

4-Year Old Burned in Candle Accident

Hanukkah candle fell on the girl’s head, and her hair caught fire.

4-Year Old Burned in Candle Accident

Soldier Hurt in Accidental Shooting

Soldier in moderate condition following shooting in apparent accident in Golan.

Soldier Hurt in Accidental Shooting

Woman Extricated from 20-ft. Pit

The woman fell into the pit, in Samaria. She is suffering from injuries to the limbs and pelvis.

Woman Extricated from 20-ft. Pit

Grandmother Killed in Netanya Car Accident; Grandson Injured

Pedestrian, 60, was killed by a motorist while out for a walk with her infant grandson in Netanya; baby reportedly moderately injured.

Grandmother Killed in Netanya Car Accident; Grandson Injured

Eight Injured in Crash in Jordan Valley

Frontal collision on Route 90: one critical injury, 3 in serious condition including a baby, 4 moderately wounded.

Eight Injured in Crash in Jordan Valley

Drownings Back Up with 34 Deaths in 2013

As swim season closes, data shows drowning deaths back up in 2013.

Drownings Back Up with 34 Deaths in 2013

Baby Rescued After Being Left in Car

Tragedy averted in Ashdod thanks to alert passersby.

Baby Rescued After Being Left in Car

Ceiling Collapse in Tel Aviv: One Dead

The residential building was under construction. The casualties are apparently workers.

Ceiling Collapse in Tel Aviv: One Dead

Accident Near Kiryat Arba Injures at Least 22 People

Serious collision between an Egged bus and a commercial vehicle along notoriously difficult road.

Accident Near Kiryat Arba Injures at Least 22 People

Atias Family Accident Report: No Clear Answer

Eight members of one family perished in the crash. Extensive report says Mitsubishi's brakes failed completely.

Atias Family Accident Report: No Clear Answer

Funerals for Victims of Highway 6 Accident

The four who died are Yariv Barak, 28, Yonatan Turjeman, 21, Hai Ben Naim, 19, and Kfir Dahari, 22.

Funerals for Victims of Highway 6 Accident

Fatal Accident: Truck had Parked at the Roadside

Traffic jams prevented emergency crews from reaching the scene of Highway 6 accident on time.

Fatal Accident: Truck had Parked at the Roadside

Tragedy on Highway 6: 4 Killed, 30 Hurt in Bus Crash

Four people killed and 30 injured as bus, truck collide near Sorek junction.

Tragedy on Highway 6: 4 Killed, 30 Hurt in Bus Crash

One Killed in Eilat Plane Crash

One person killed and two seriously injured as small plane crashes near northern entrance to Eilat.

One Killed in Eilat Plane Crash