6 killed, several seriously injured in car accidents across Israel
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6 killed, several seriously injured in car accidents across Israel

Tuesday’s death toll brings total number of people killed in car crashes in 2018 to 32

Illustrative photo of a car accident (Dudu Greenspan/Flash90)
Illustrative photo of a car accident (Dudu Greenspan/Flash90)

Six people were killed Tuesday and several others were seriously injured in traffic accidents across Israel.

Two people were killed in a head-on collision near the northern city of Nahariya. Two others were seriously injured.

An 8-year-old boy was killed in the settlement of Modi’in Illit after being hit by a car.

A 25-year-old cyclist was killed in Tel Aviv after being hit by a truck on the city’s Rokach Boulevard.

Another man, 70, was killed in a collision on a highway near the southern town of Kiryat Gat. A 60-year-old man was seriously injured.

In the northern Galilee, a 16-year-old was killed after his all-terrain vehicle slammed into a pole and overturned.

At least four more people were lightly hurt in accidents Tuesday.

Since the beginning of the year 32 people have been killed in traffic accidents. A total of 362 people died on Israel’s roads last year.

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