Tragic Accident Near Givat Assaf in Israel Claims Lives of 6, Including 4 Children

United Hatzalah EMS volunteers responded to a fatal car crash that killed 6 people including 4 children l”u on Highway 60 near Givat Assaf.

Michael Chai Cohen, a United Hatzalah EMT who was one of the first responders at the scene said: “The motor vehicle accident took place between a Palestinian transport van, a private Palestinian car and an Israeli bus. Sadly, four children and two adults were declared dead on scene while others suffered severe injuries. In addition to EMS teams from United Hatzalah who treated patients on scene, Fire and Rescue crews worked to extricate trapped passengers from the vehicles.”

UPDATE: The fatalities were all Palestinian, the Israeli bus was empty of passengers, the driver was injured and taken to the hospital.

Photos and video by United Hatzalah spokesperson 

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