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Serious Accident on the Tunnel Highway Shortly Before Shabbos


3:50PM IL: EMS paramedics and EMTs are treating victims of a serious motor vehicle accident on the Tunnel Highway between Gilo Yerushalayim and Gush Etzion near the checkpoint.

According to a Magen David Adom spokesman, a total of five victims are being transported from the scene; 2 in serious condition including a woman in her 30s with head and abdominal trauma who is sedated and intubated and a 5-year-old boy with facial trauma.

A victim about 40-years-old is listed in moderate condition with abdominal injuries and there are two people in light condition including a one-and two-year-old. They are all being transported to the trauma unit and emergency room of Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem.




(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Photos: Media Resource Group)

2 Responses

  1. Oy, that’s the tunnel from and to Beitar. It is ALWAYS busy! I hope everyone got to their Shabbos planned places on time! That is no area to be stranded: it is encircled by arab cities and villages all around!
    Refuah Sh’leima to all the פיגועים.

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