Woman and baby killed after car overturns in Jordan Valley
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Woman and baby killed after car overturns in Jordan Valley

Woman, 23 and child, aged around eight months, declared dead at the scene on Route 90. Driver, 23, lightly hurt

The scene of a fatal car crash on Route 90, outside Moshav Masu'a on May 18, 2017. (Magen David Adom, courtesy)
The scene of a fatal car crash on Route 90, outside Moshav Masu'a on May 18, 2017. (Magen David Adom, courtesy)

A woman in her 20’s and a baby of around eight months old were killed Thursday when the car in which they were travelling overturned on the Route 90 in the Jordan Valley.

The driver, a man aged around 23, was lightly hurt. It was not clear what caused the vehicle to overturn.

The accident happened near to Moshav Masu’a in the West Bank, according to the Magen David Adom emergency service.

The woman and the baby, trapped in the car’s wreckage, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Israeli paramedics treated the driver on site before he was transferred to the Palestine Red Crescent Society to be taken to hospital.

The identities of those involved have not been made public.

Jacob Magid contributed to this report.

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