Tragedy in Bnei Brak: 5-Year-Old Killed in Traffic Accident

YERUSHALAYIM (Hamodia Staff) -

Five-year-old Sarah Chakimi, a”h, was killed on Tuesday on Yirmiyahu Street in Bnei Brak after being hit by a jeep.

MDA and paramedic teams were called to the scene to perform CPR and attempt to save the girl. They took her to Tel Hashomer hospital where, tragically, she passed away.

A spokesperson from the rescue unit said that the girl was hit by a jeep-type vehicle and lost consciousness.

A short time later, on Imrei Chaim Street in Bnei Brak, a 1 1/2-year-old boy was rushed to hospital in serious but stable condition by MDA paramedics after a choking incident.

The public is asked to daven for Yisrael ben Roken.