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Father who survived crash attends funeral of wife and 3 children on stretcher

Reuven Ben-Eli, the father who was severely wounded in a traffic accident, arrives at the funeral of his wife and three children in Ma'alot-Tarshiha, on September 30, 2021. (David Cohen/Flash90)
Reuven Ben-Eli, the father who was severely wounded in a traffic accident, arrives at the funeral of his wife and three children in Ma'alot-Tarshiha, on September 30, 2021. (David Cohen/Flash90)

The funeral for four of the people killed during a devastating crash in northern Israel yesterday between a bus and multiple other vehicles begins.

Moran Ben-Eli, 35, and her three children, Dekel, 15, Liam, 11, and Annael, 5, of Ma’alot-Tarshiha are being laid to rest at the cemetery in the northern city.

Moran’s husband and the children’s father, Reuven Ben-Eli, who was also in the car and hospitalized in serious condition, is attending the funeral on a stretcher. He was told of their deaths this morning when he woke up in Rambam Medical Center in Haifa, and was transported to the funeral by ambulance.

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