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News and updates about Highway 1

Motorcyclist hits officer who tried to detain him, then flees

Motorcyclist approaches police checkpoint near Jerusalem, hits officer and flees the scene.

Motorcyclist hits officer who tried to detain him, then fleesplayer

Toddler seriously injured in accident in Binyamin region

Five injured, including three seriously, after vehicle collides with concrete barrier near Mitzpe Yericho junction.

Toddler seriously injured in accident in Binyamin region

Terrorist nabbed en route to Jerusalem

Police capture suspected terrorist on Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway. Suspicious package carried by terrorist transferred to bomb squad.

Terrorist nabbed en route to Jerusalem

Disabled passengers trapped inside burning car

United Hatzalah team rescues disabled passengers from vehicle on Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway

Disabled passengers trapped inside burning car

Driver in Hwy 1 crash charged with manslaughter

Haim Bitton, the Egged driver whose accident killed six people, is charged with manslaughter.

Driver responsible for Highway 1 crash charged with manslaughter

Police to recommend trying senior Egged officials

Investigation winds down: police are to ask that driver in lethal bus crash be tried, as well as 'negligent' officials who knew his record.

Police to recommend trying senior Egged officials

Minister, PM's wife visit bride-to-be crash victim

In visit to Sarah Sperling, seriously wounded in horrific bus crash 2 weeks before wedding, Litzman relates a 'clear miracle.'

Health Minister, PM's wife visit bride-to-be crash victimplayer

Egged releases new condolence message

Following criticism, the bus company publishes a new condolence regarding the six passengers killed in the Highway 1 crash.

Egged releases new condolence message to bus crash victims

Egged knew about dangerous driver, yet did nothing

Chaim Biton hit private car on Jerusalem-Tel Aviv route a few months ago. Egged paid damages and let him return to the wheel.

Egged knew about dangerous bus driver, yet did nothing

Bus driver of fatal crash released to house arrest

Chaim Biton of Highway 1 crash infamy gets 21 days of house arrest, after posting bail and handing over his passport.

Bus driver of fatal crash released to house arrest

Bride-to-be crash victim heals significantly

20-year-old seriously wounded in lethal bus crash stabilizes ahead of additional surgery, as police reveal driver tampered with devices.

Bride-to-be crash victim heals significantly

Watch: Victims of nightmare bus crash laid to rest

Cries rend the air as hundreds pay last respects to Ya'akov Meir Heshin and Yisrael Weinberg, 2 of 6 victims in Highway 1 disaster.

Watch: Victims of nightmarish bus crash laid to restplayer

Two more bus crash victims identified

An 18-year-old and a teacher at a Haredi seminary in Jerusalem are two additional victims from Sunday’s fatal bus crash.

Two more bus crash victims identified

Bride-to-be hospitalized in intensive care

Following highway 1 bus crash, Sara Sperling, who is to be married in two weeks, spends the entire night in surgery.

Doctors fighting to save bride-to-be injured in bus crash

Bus driver arrested for death by negligence

Investigation of deadly bus collision revealed that driver was previously involved in a similar accident.

Bus driver arrested over fatal crash - had crashed before

Man injured in bus crash: I said 'Shema Yisrael'

Yitzhak Ze’ev Even, who was lightly injured in accident on Highway 1, recalls the terrible moments of the accident.

Man injured in bus crash: I said 'Shema Yisrael' a lot

6 dead in crash between bus and truck

At least three of the dead are children in mass-casualty crash near Modi'in, many of the injured were trapped in bus.

6 dead in crash between bus and truckplayer

Highway 1 Shuts Down Due to Rapid-Spreading Fire

Road eastbound to Jerusalem still blocked after 12 firefighting teams gain control of blaze near capital's Motza neighborhood.

Highway 1 Shuts Down Due to Rapid-Spreading Fire

Yeshiva Student Named as J'lem Highway Fatality

Avishai Liberati, 20-year-old student at Beit El Yeshiva in Samaria, dies in car crash on Highway 1 just outside the capital.

Yeshiva Student Named as Jerusalem Highway Fatality

Watch: Arab Workers Fly Hamas Flags by Jerusalem

Arab workers filmed with large Hamas flags on construction truck by busy highway outside capital, a week after Jew warned for Israeli flag.

Watch: Arab Workers Fly Hamas Flags on Tel Aviv-J'lem Highwayplayer

Illegal Arab Car Lot Feet from Car Attack Site

Councilman King reveals tie between lack of enforcement and security, showing attack was next to public use plot usurped by Arabs.

Watch: Illegal Arab Car Dealership Feet from Car Attack Siteplayer

Watch: One Dead in Gas Explosions on Highway 1

A person was killed amid raging fire and explosions caused after a gas tanker got in a traffic accident; massive traffic jams.

Watch: One Dead in Gas Explosions on Highway 1player

Clashes in North, Rock Attack on Highway 1

More than 20 rioters were arrested. Bus attacked with rocks near the Abu Ghosh junction, no one hurt.

Clashes in North, Rock Attack on Highway 1

Emergency Team Hails Family's 'Miraculous' Escape

Horrendous accident as cars trapped between two buses, victims were returning from family wedding.

Car Crash Rescuers Hail Family's 'Miraculous' Escape

Weapons Smugglers Busted in PA Town By J'lem

Maaleh Adumim police and border police find weapons cache in PA-controlled village of Azariya, just outside of capital.

Weapons Smugglers Busted in PA Town By J'lem

Attempted ‘Car Attack’ near Maaleh Adumim

Palestinian Arab driver attempts to run down Israeli policeman, escapes to village.

Attempted ‘Car Attack’ near Maaleh Adumim

Highway 1: Obama Traffic Jam Begins

The highway will be intermittently sealed off for traffic between Ben Gurion Airport and Jerusalem today.

Highway 1: Obama Traffic Jam Begins