Galilee: 1 dead, 2 seriously injured in ATV accident

17-year-old girl dies from injuries after accident involving two ATVs; Hit-and-run in Hadera: 10-year-old boy lightly injured by vehicle.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 1, 2011 22:54
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All Terrain Vehicle 58. (photo credit: ZAKA)

 
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A 17-year-old girl was killed Friday evening, and two other people were critically injured in a collision between two ATVs (All-Terrain Vehicle) in the Western Galilee.

MDA teams arrived at the scene of the accident, near the town of Gillon, and provided medical care to the girl whose condition was described as serious. She later died of her injuries.

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A 20-year-old man was critically injured and 35 year-old man was moderately injured as a result of the accident.

Two of the injured were taken to hospital in Nahariya, and a helicopter took the third injured person to Haifa's Rambam Hospital.

Earlier on Friday, another ATV was involved in a hit-and-run accident in Hadera. A 10-year-old boy was lightly to moderately injured after he was run over by an ATV on HaGiborim Street in the city. 

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