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A 30 year old woman and her baby daughter were killed in a serious traffic accident near Beersheva in the Negev Monday night.

The woman was critically injured and later died of her injuries. Paramedics attempted to resuscitate the one year old baby, who also succumbed to her injuries

Magen David Adom paramedics Shani Gamliel and Oren Wachat said, "It was a terrible site when we arrived at the scene. We saw a private car crushed near the safety rail, and outside the car was a woman of about 30 and a baby of about a year who was unresponsive."

"With the help of a pediatrician from the Soroka Hospital who came to the scene, we gave life-saving medical treatment and performed advanced and prolonged resuscitation operations. We transferred them to intensive care ambulances and evacuated them to the hospital when their condition life-threatening."

The police have begun an investigation into the incident while at the same time directing traffic in the area.