Bridge crushes truck driver to death in Kfar Saba

Truck hits bridge causing it to collapse; He was later identified as 54-year-old Abraham Gula of Ashkelon.

June 23, 2013 08:56
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Pedestrian bridge collapses on truck in Kfar Saba, June 23

Bridge crushes truck 370. (photo credit: Courtesy MDA)


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A truck carrying a bulldozer hit a pedestrian bridge in Kfar Saba, causing it to collapse and crush the driver to death on Sunday morning.

Rescue service workers attempted to pull the driver out of the rubble, but were forced to pronounce him dead on the scene. He was later identified as 54-year-old Abraham Gula of Ashkelon.

Bridge collapses on truck in Kfar Saba (Courtesy MDA)

The bridge was not being used by any pedestrians at the time of the accident. No other injuries were reported in the incident.

Also on Sunday morning, two people were killed in a head-on collision on route 60 near the Shiloh settlement in the West Bank. The Palestinian Red Crescent transferred four injured people to hospital in the Palestinian Authority.

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