Two young women were killed on Tuesday in separate traffic accidents.

In Haifa, a 20-year-old woman was struck by a car as she was crossing the street. Paramedics who arrived on the scene were unable to save her. The driver, 18, was detained for questioning.

Meanwhile, in Kfar Yarka, in the western Galilee, a 38-year-old woman was struck by a bus. She was transferred to hospital in Nahariya, where she succumbed to her injuries.