Elad finds it difficult to accept the loss of independence his injuries have brought about, and does not like being helped by others.
"Your entire life can change in a second. In Israel you never know… you live with this all the time. I go out as much as I can but I am often afraid and jumpy. It happened near my home, so it can happen anywhere. I used to be always on the move, very energetic, working hard and going to parties. Depending on others is very hard for me."