Scene of accident
Scene of accident Courtesy of MDA

A child and his father were killed and five others injured in a vehicular accident in northwestern Israel Monday.

The accident occurred on Route 70 in the western Galilee near Avdon, not far from the Lebanese border, when a private car collided with a truck.

MDA emergency first responders were called to the scene of the accident, and provided first aid to the victims before evacuating them to the Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya.

The victims of the accident include a six-year old boy, who succumbed to his injuries, as well as his father, who also died of his injuries.

Another victim, a woman in her 40s, suffered serious injuries in the accident.

Four older children, ages 13 to 16, have been listed in moderate condition.

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