Ambulance generic 224.88.
(photo credit: Channel 2)
A 21-year-old man was killed and 15 others were lightly injured on Saturday after a truck crashed into a bus at the entrance to Mushraifa in the Wadi Ara area on Highway 65.
Magen David Adom officials reported that the injured were taken to HaEmek Hospital in Afula and Hillel Yafe Hospital in Hadera.
Some local residents threw stones at security officers and paramedics
that were operating in the area in the wake of the accident. Police
called to the scene were able to restore order.
A truck traveling north apparently made a u-turn at Mushraifa Junction
in an attempt to avoid police that were asking him to pull over for a
traffic stop. While turning around he blocked the bus's path causing it
to overturn. The truck also flipped over injuring the driver and causing
Highway 65 was temporarily closed following the accident. The highway was reopened but police advised drivers to avoid the area.