09.10.2011 11.Tischrei. 5772
Dehydration, road and bicycle accidents cause of most sickness, injury; J'lem police report 4 incidents of stone throwing in the capital.
Magen David Adom teams had plenty to do over Yom Kippur, treating 2,168 people who felt unwell or were injured. They suffered from dehydration, were hurt in road and bicycle accidents and other incidents.
Fifty-eight people fainted, and 28 others needed resuscitation. MDA ambulances transferred 122 women to hospitals to give birth, and but two gave birth at home because the babies arrived suddenly. A total of 246 children were hurt on bikes, skateboards, skates and rollerblades and needed first aid. In addition, 54 people were injured in 15 road accidents around the country despite meager traffic….