Fatal Saturday on the streets: Accidents leave bicyclist dead, seriously injures others

A number of accidents occurred on Israel's highways on Saturday leaving one man dead and others injured.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 27, 2014 12:15
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Bicycle and helmet [illustrative]. (photo credit: INGIMAGE)

 
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It was a rough morning on the streets of Israel on Saturday, when a number of car accidents occurred, leaving one man dead and number of others hospitalized with injuries.

The most fatal accident occurred on Highway 4 near the Pardesiya Junction when a 30-year-old bicyclist was killed when he was hit by a car. MDA paramedics arrived on the scene and declared the man dead. The driver of the car was lightly injured and was taken in for questioning.

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Later on in the morning, on Highway 5 near the Oranit Junction, another bicyclist was found to have been hit by a car. MDA paramedics said that the bicyclist was a 40-year-old man with serious injuries. He was evacuated to Beilinson hospital in Petah Tikva.

Another accident occurred on Highway 2 as the morning progressed near Olga Interchange. The accident was a hit-and-run and left a motorcyclist seriously injured and his passenger lightly injured. Both of the injured were in their twenties.

Police are searching for the car that hit the motorcycle, writing on their Twitter feed that they are asking for the public's assistance in finding a white Hundai.

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