In two fatal accidents, three people were killed in an hour. A family car collided with a truck in the western Galilee, killing a seven-year-old boy and his 47-year-old father. The 12-year-old daughter is in critical condition, while the mother and two other brothers are moderately injured.
Shortly thereafter, a young man was killed in an accident on Road 232 near Gaza, and two others were injured.
According to data from the National Road Safety Authority, the death toll since the beginning of the year stands at 213, compared to 203 in the same period last year. Since the beginning of July, 17 people have been killed on the roads.