Magen David Adom ambulances 311.
(photo credit: Reuters)
Solomon Schwartz, 66, his son Erez Schwartz, 36, his daughter-in-law Sarit
Schwartz, 32, and their son Amit Schwartz, four were buried in the Ashdod
cemetery on Friday afternoon.
On Thursday, the four family members were
killed when their car lost control, crashed into a bus, and split into two on
the Arava Road near Kibbutz Grofit, en route to Eilat.
The condition of
one-year-old Ofri Schwartz, the sole survivor, improved on Friday morning,
according to doctors at Soroka University Medical Center. She underwent
successful stomach surgery but was still in serious condition.
other people were injured in the accident, with one seriously injured and the
others lightly hurt. They were treated by an Magen David Adom team at the
Two young men were killed and five people were injured in a road
accident on Saturday morning near the Tel Arad intersection on Route 31 in the
The injured, all in their 20s, were taken to Soroka University
Medical Center in Beersheba.
One was in critical condition, another
moderately injured and three lightly injured.
According to the initial
investigation, a car swerved from its lane and hit another car head-on. The
investigators did not rule out the possibility that the first driver may have
fallen asleep at the wheel, but they were examining the possibility that the
accident was caused by a technical failure.
Overnight Friday, a foreign
worker was killed when the tractor he was driving overturned on the road between
Kibbutz Urim and Kibbutz Re’im, about 30 km. west of Beersheba. Another worker
who was with him was lightly injured.
Also on Friday, an 80-yearold man
who was run over by a car in Rishon Lezion died in hospital. His wife, who was
also hit by the car, died earlier.
Police were investigating.