On highway 60 between the settlements of Givat Assaf and Ofra, occurred a severe accident. According to preliminary information, the accident killed at least six people.
Radio «Kahn Beth» reported that in the area of Mate Binyamin clashed Israeli bus, car and taxis with Palestinian license plates. In the bus at the time of the accident there were no passengers.
According to preliminary information, all victims are residents of the Palestinian authority. Among the dead are children.
The press service of the police reported that the accident two people were injured: a 17-year-old Palestinian teenager and the bus driver. They rushed to Jerusalem hospital «Hadassah Ar-Zophim» and «Hadassah Ein Kerem». According to preliminary information, the driver is in a state of moderate severity.
Route 60 in the area where the accident occurred, closed to traffic in both directions.
This is the second serious accident at the 60 freeway in the last seven days. On Friday, June 23, near the village of kokhav ya’akov was a collision of two cars, with Palestinian and Israeli license plates. In the crash killed three residents of the Palestinian authority, an Israeli driver received injuries of moderate severity.
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