One man died and two others were lightly injured on Sunday when his car collided head-on with a truck on a bridge on Route 574, east of Netanya.

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The car caught fire and its driver became trapped in the vehicle. Firefighters arriving on the scene, near Bat Hefer, extinguished the vehicle and retrieved the body of the man, who was pronounced dead by MDA paramedics.

Paramedics evacuated the two lightly injured passengers of the truck to Laniado Hospital in Netanya.