WATCH: MOTZEI YOM KIPPUR NEIS: Children Leap Out of the Way Of Out-Of-Control Bus

צילום: דוברות המשטרה/נתנאל רענן

About an hour after end of Yom Kippur on Monday evening, a neis occurred in the Bayit Vegan neighborhood of Jerusalem when an Egged 39 bus standing at a bus stop began rolling down the street, hitting several parked vehicles. Several children were saved from death or serious injury when they ran from the scene seconds before the bus was stopped by two parked vehicles next to Wolfson Yeshivah.

Eight passengers were lightly injured, including three children. Hatzalah paramedics administered emergency medical aid at the scene and several of the injured were evacuated to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital for further treatment.

According to witnesses, the bus, which was standing at a bus stop, began rolling down the street, hit several parked vehicles and was then stopped by parked vehicles next to Wolfson, where about 1,500 mispallelim were at the time. The driver had apparently left the bus to check one of the tires.

The yeshivah bochurim who witnessed the neis broke out in singing and dancing.

Footage from nearby security cameras showed the magnitude of the neis:

Below, the Wolfson bochurim dance and sing in celebration of the neis:

(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)