A deadly weekend on Israel’s roads cost the lives of four people, including a five-year-old boy killed while riding with his sisters and mother in the north on Friday.
The accident that took the life of 5-year-old Amran Masarwa happened when his mother lost control of their family car near Kibbutz Bahan and struck a tree. Masarwa’s sisters, aged seven and nine were also seriousliy wounded in the collision.
Also Friday morning, a 40-year-old man was killed when his car flipped on highway 6 near Kiryat Gat, and later in the day, a truck driver was killed when he lost control of his vehicle and overturned on Highway 25 near the Segev Shalom junction.
On Saturday afternoon, a 26-year-old man was driving his motorcycle on Highway 375 when he lost control of the vehicle at the on-ramp to highway 10 and was struck and killed by an approaching vehicle.
He was ruled dead at the scene.