14 soldiers injured in ramming attack in Jerusalem

Vehicle rams Golani soldiers in Jerusalem and flees the scene. 14 soldiers injured, including one seriously.

Elad Benari , | updated: 6:46 AM

Suspected ramming in Jerusalem
Suspected ramming in Jerusalem
Magen David Adom

A vehicle struck a group of Golani soldiers who were on a visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem overnight Wednesday, before fleeing the scene.

The IDF is searching for the vehicle.

Magen David Adom paramedics, assisted by IDF medical forces, provided medical care to 14 people who suffered injuries, including one person who suffered serious injuries and was evacuated to the Shaare Zedek Hospital.

In addition, one person was moderately injured and was evacuated to the Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital. 12 people were lightly injured and were evacuated to the Shaare Zedek, Hadassah Ein Kerem and Hadassah Mt. Scopus Hospitals.

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Aharon Pomp who was one of the first responders at the scene said, "Together with other EMS personnel, I treated one young man who was in serious condition after he suffered a full-system-trauma. I also treated two other young people who sustained moderate injuries.”

“Due to the nature of the incident, United Hatzalah's Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit were dispatched to the scene and treated eight people who were suffering from emotional or psychological shock."