JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A Yeshiva student from the United States who was studying in Israel, passed away Wednesday in a fatal car accident.
The accident occured at approximately 6:20 PM on the Begin Highway near Ramot.
Israel Police reports that the accident was between a private vehicle and a tractor trailer.
United Hatzalah arrived at the scene to find 2 victims in critical condition. Both victims were transferred to Shaarei Tzedek hospital in traumatic arrest.
Shortly thereafter, Shaarei Tzedek reported that one of the victims had passed away.
The American student who passed away was in Israel to study in the Mir Yeshiva, and was 20-years-old.
The other occupant of the vehicle was also from the United States.