Adira Kofsky, 19 years old from New York, and Martin Pepper, 78 years old from Jerusalem, are the two who were killed yesterday (Wednesday) in the fatal traffic accident in the German Colony neighborhood in Jerusalem.
In the accident, a 40-year-old woman was seriously injured, who is still hospitalized.
The accident happened yesterday evening on Azriel Hildesheimer Street, during the stormy weather.
The vehicle in which Martin Pepper and a 40-year-old woman were traveling hit Adira Kofsky, who was walking down the street in the German Colony neighborhood.
As a result of the impact, she was killed on the spot.
The vehicle overturned and after rescue efforts, the medical teams had to determine the death of Martin Ferrer.
In the meantime, the condition of the injured in the accident, who was evacuated to Shaare Zedek Medical Center, continues to be difficult and stable.
Two dead in a car accident in Jerusalem // Photo: Documentation of MDA operations
MDA paramedic Mord Ebrahim and senior MDA medic Moshe Hamed said: "It was a very serious car accident. It was raining heavily and the street was wet. A woman was lying on the side of the road unconscious with a very severe multi-system injury, she had no signs of life And we have no choice but to determine her death.
"At a distance of a few meters from her, a man and a woman were trapped inside a vehicle that was upside down on its side with serious injuries. During the rescue operations, we performed medical tests, the man had no signs of life and was pronounced dead in the field, and the woman was conscious and suffered from a very severe multi-system injury. After the rescue operations, we transferred the The injured woman was taken from the vehicle to an intensive care unit and we evacuated her to the hospital in serious condition," they said.
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