Head-on Collision Between Bus and Car Leaves 23 Hurt in Israel

Two in serious condition, including a baby and 28-year-old with head injuries.

Almog Ben Zikri
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Scene of head-on collision between bus and car that left 23 hurt in southern Israel. Sept. 27, 2016
Scene of head-on collision between bus and car that left 23 hurt in southern Israel. Sept. 27, 2016Credit: Hadashot Lefney Kulam
Almog Ben Zikri
Almog Ben Zikri

Some 23 people were wounded Tuesday after a bus collided head on with a car in southern Israel. Among those hurt were two in serious condition, including a seven-month-old baby.

At about 7:30 am, paramedics received reports of a collision between a bus and a private vehcial near the Shoket Junction on Highway 31 in the Negev, not far from the Bedioun community of Hura.

Paramedics who arrived that the scene treated 23 people, taking 15 to a local hospital. Among those seriously wounded was a seven-month-old baby suffering from multiple system failure and a 29-year-old with head injuries. A 27-year-old woman was in moderate condition, and the rest were lightly wounded.

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