Soldier seriously injured in accident on base in northern Israel
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Soldier seriously injured in accident on base in northern Israel

Serviceman run over by a forklift; Military Police investigating incident

Illustrative: Medical staff at Rambam Hospital Jan 30 2011.( Moshe Shai/Flash90)
Illustrative: Medical staff at Rambam Hospital Jan 30 2011.( Moshe Shai/Flash90)

An Israel Defense Force soldier was seriously injured after he was accidentally run over by a forklift on his base in northern Israel on Sunday, the army said.

The soldier was taken to the Rambam Medical Center in Haifa where he was operated on.

He is currently unconscious, on a ventilator and listed in serious condition.

The army said his family have been notified and that Military Police were investigating the cause of the accident.

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