Motorcyclist dies after colliding with car

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with car

Vehicle crashes into motorcycle near Kiryat Malachi, killing Shmuel Blaichman and moderately injuring its riders

Ilan Ben Zion, a reporter at the Associated Press, is a former news editor at The Times of Israel. He holds a Masters degree in Diplomacy from Tel Aviv University and an Honors Bachelors degree from the University of Toronto in Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Jewish Studies, and English.

A motorcycle and car collided Friday afternoon on Route 3 near the southern town of Kiryat Malachi.

The motorcyclist, Shmuel Blaichman, aged 56, died of injuries sustained in the crash after being airlifted to Sourasky Medical Center Ichilov in Tel Aviv.

The woman riding behind the motorcycle driver sustained moderate injuries in the crash.

Police were investigating the cause of the accident.

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