Habachur Raphael Yitzchak Holtzberg, Z”l, 24, Killed in Accident

The scene of the accident Monday night. (Ichud Hatzolah)

Habachur Raphael Yitzchak Holtzberg, z”l, was killed Monday night as he was riding a bicycle on Golda Meir Boulevard in Yerushalayim and was hit by a bus.

MDA and Hatzalah paramedics gave him primary medical treatment and evacuated him to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in a serious condition, but despite all efforts, he succumbed to his injury several hours later.

Police officers arrived at the scene and detained the bus driver for questioning.

Raphael Yitzchak was born in Nisan 5754/1994. His parents, lhbch”l, are Reb Meir Shmaryahu and Mrs. Liba Ahuva Holtzberg, of the Ramot Alef neighborhood of Yerushalayim.

Raphael Yitzchak studied at Yeshivas Nehora and later at Yeshivas Itri.

The levayah was held Tuesday afternoon to Har Hamenuchos.

Yehi zichro baruch.