Two youth die in car accident in northern Galilee

December 17, 2011 06:47

Driver loses control of car and crashes into bus stop causing car to overturn; a 3rd passenger is injured and treated at hospital.

Deadly traffic accident [illustrative photo]

Deadly car accident 311. (photo credit:ZAKA / Tzvika Level)

Two 20-year-old youth died in a car accident at the entrance to Kfar Rihaniya in the northern Galilee late Friday night.

The driver lost control of the vehicle for an unknown reason, and crashed into a bus stop causing the car to overturn.

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A third passenger was critically injured in the accident, and an MDA team took him to Ziv hospital in Safed where he was anesthetized and ventilated.

The youth were driving along Route 886 on the way to to their village, a few kilometers away from Zefad.

Traffic inspectors and police arrived at the scene to investigate the cause of the accident.

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