Police to hold emergency session on road accidents

August 12, 2007 06:29
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Avi Ben Hamo, head of the Police Traffic Department, initiated an emergency session Saturday overnight, to discuss the recent wave of deadly traffic accidents, Israel Radio reported. Heads of traffic police from every Israeli district and police's top command are expected to be present at the discussion, scheduled for Sunday. Seven people died in a series of accidents over the weekend. In one of the accidents, a 45-year old father and his five-year old daughter were killed when a truck hit their car as they were traveling on Highway 1 on Saturday. The truck driver was found to be a serial traffic offender, with no less than 190 traffic violations on his record.

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