An Israeli man was killed in a car accident in Ukraine is heading back to Israel on Thursday morning after the Jewish New Year.
The collision between a minibus and a bus occurred about 70 kilometers (43.5 mi) from Uman.
The man, identified as 45-year-old Avram Levi, was the father of ten children from the central city of Bet Shemesh.
“With the help of other paramedics and Uman clinic staff, we performed CPR on the crash site of a passenger who was seriously injured, but unfortunately, after resuscitation efforts, his death was announced on the spot. ,” said a United Hatzalah medic.
Every year, thousands of pilgrims, mostly from Israel, gather in Uman for Rosh Hashanah, the tomb of Rabbi Nachman, the 18th-century publisher and founder of the Bratslav Hasidic movement.
four others Israel The ambulance service said passengers on the shuttle were treated for minor injuries and taken to hospitals in Kiev.
The passengers were apparently on their way to Kiev’s airport to catch a flight to Israel after the holiday.