Tag Archives: motor vehicle accident

The Psychotrauma And Crisis Response Unit To The Rescue

One Tuesday Morning Elad Tomer, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and member of the Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit (PCRU) had just finished buying his groceries at the supermarket when he was alerted by dispatch to a traffic accident nearby. … Continue reading

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Having The Tools To Save A Life

One recent evening United Hatzalah volunteer Meidan Ben Yoash provided medical coverage during a football game in Ashdod. After the game, Meidan was headed home on his ambucycle when the organization’s dispatch alerted him to a road accident at the … Continue reading

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London Community Donates Off-Road Ambucycle to Volunteer Who Saved One Of Their Own

This story begins on Friday, July 19th, 2019, at 6:45 AM. United Hatzalah volunteer Eilon Lubiner, who worked on a farm for youth at risk, had just finished milking the goats. The early morning quiet, normally punctuated only by quaint … Continue reading

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Treating Each Person As Their Own World

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Betzalel Sabag lives in Rehovot with his family. Betzalel works in an office in Ramat Gan near the Aluf Sadeh interchange. One recent Sunday morning, traffic across the center of the country was at a crawl. … Continue reading

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Unity In An Emergency – Serving Felafel To Save a Family

On Friday, November 15th, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Tal Cooperstein was on his way to a medical emergency on Mivtza Sinai Street in Bat Yam when a woman struck his ambucycle while driving her car. He was treated at the … Continue reading

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Rescuing People On Golda Meir Boulevard

The Ramot intersection on Golda Meir Boulevard in Jerusalem is known as being a very problematic intersection where many accidents occur. Recently one Wednesday night, a serious 4-way collision was reported at the Ramot Junction in Jerusalem. Aharon Eichler who … Continue reading

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Utilizing Teamwork To Ensure Personal Safety

Avi Amar is United Hatzalah volunteer EMT who lives in Ashdod. He has been working in emergency services his entire adult life, from the time he finished his mandatory military service, he has worked with the Police making sure that … Continue reading

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In The Nick Of Time

This past Friday, an intense collision occurred near Tel Tzion. One of the vehicles involved was a large passenger van for intercity commuters. Both drivers were furious with one another, blaming the other for what had occurred; the men quickly … Continue reading

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The First Responder Who Was Rescued Returns To Rescuing

A few months ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Raphael Elihav Nachshoni was involved in a motor vehicle accident on Hashomer Street in Bnei Brak while he was on his way to respond to a medical emergency. Elihav was critically injured … Continue reading

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Caring for the Caregivers – Emergency Psychotrauma Unit Supports EMS Responders After Traumatic Car Accident

On Saturday night, following a vehicular accident that tragically claimed the lives of two people and shocked the communities of Kiryat Gat and Moshav Uza, United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma Unit provided a critical incident debrief for the EMTs and paramedics who … Continue reading

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