Tree Falls on Woman in Bnei Brak, Seriously Hurt


A woman was seriously injured by a tree that suddenly collapsed on her in the yard of a house on Halohamim Street in Bnei Brak on Tuesday.

The 19-year-old, who has been married for three months, was outdoors with her mother-in-law when the tree began to fall.

MDA paramedics provided medical treatment and evacuated her to Sheba-Tel Hashomer Hospital.

MDA paramedic Menachem Englander said: “I was on the street with my family when I suddenly heard a strange noise and saw a tree collapsing in the yard of a house, while reporting to the MDA hotline I ran to the scene, where I saw a 19-year-old lying unconscious and suffering a very severe leg injury.

“I immediately started giving her life-saving initial treatment that included stopping bleeding and together with other MDA forces, we put her in an intensive care unit and evacuated her while continuing advanced treatment to the hospital, while her condition was defined as serious,” Englander said, according to Arutz Sheva.

As of Wednesday, she is conscious and aware of her situation. Her condition is serious, but improving.  The injury is on the bottom half of her legs, and she and her mother-in-law are suffering from shock.

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