NewsIsrael's Security Minister Ben-Gvir in hospital after an accident

Israel's Security Minister Ben‑Gvir in hospital after an accident

Cars collided at the intersection. Israeli minister in the hospital.
Cars collided at the intersection. Israeli minister in the hospital.
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2:17 PM EDT, April 26, 2024

In Ramla, Israel, a road accident occurred involving Israeli National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir. This incident left the minister injured.

A recent knife attack in Ramla drew the attention of Itamar Ben-Gvir, leading him to visit the site on Friday. During this visit, the car carrying Ben-Gvir was involved in a collision with another vehicle.

A local police spokesperson mentioned in an interview with Walla.co, that it's premature to discuss the causes at this moment. The results of our investigation will be disclosed to the public. The results of our investigation will be disclosed to the public after interviewing witnesses and reviewing the surveillance footage.

The spokesperson added that three individuals sustained injuries in the accident, including Ben-Gvir, his daughter, and his bodyguard, all of whom were taken to the hospital. Fortunately, the politician's injuries were minor.

Witnesses reported that the minister's vehicle disobeyed a red traffic signal at the intersection, which led to the collision.

Online videos from the accident scene showcase the severity of the crash, with one of the cars being overturned onto its roof due to the force of the impact.

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