3 Dead In Jerusalem Bus Accident, Many Injured


Jerusalem (VINNews) – A bus lost control and rammed into a store on Shamgar Street in Jerusalem, killing three people and injuring a number of others on Thursday evening.

According to Magen David Adom, a 3-year-old girl and a woman in her 30s are among the fatalities.

Three people were reported to be trapped under the bus. Firefighters were working to extricate them.

Zaka says the seriously injured victim has been rushed to the hospital and that their condition is not stable.

Police say they have opened an investigation into the accident.

The incident comes just two days after an Egged bus swerved into pedestrians and crashed into a construction site at Jerusalem’s Yirmiyahu Street on Tuesday night, killing a 70-year-old Israeli man and lightly injuring another pedestrian.

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