Ten people were injured in a car accident on Highway 12, about 25 kilometers
north of Eilat, on Sunday.
One vehicle swerved into the opposing lane and
smashed into an oncoming car, Traffic Police said.
A 10-year-old boy who
was not wearing a seat belt and a woman were seriously hurt.
air-lifted to Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba.
there said on Sunday evening that the child was in a “very serious” condition
and that the woman was in moderate condition.
The other eight injured
were ferried by Magen David Adom ambulances to Yoseftal Hospital in
Firefighters came to the scene but found that none of the injured
Police said the accident took place near the location of a
major bus accident in December 2008, in which 24 Russian travel agents were
killed when their speeding vehicle fell into a ditch.