Highway 1

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Driver in Hwy 1 crash charged with manslaughter

Driver in Hwy 1 crash charged with manslaughter

Haim Bitton, the Egged driver whose accident killed six people, is charged with manslaughter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2016 10:49
Police to recommend trying senior Egged officials

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2016 20:58
Minister, PM's wife visit bride-to-be crash victim

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.'Chaim Lev, 18/02/2016 17:33
Egged releases new condolence message

Egged releases new condolence message

Following criticism, the bus company publishes a new condolence regarding the six passengers killed in the Highway 1 crash.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/02/2016 15:43
Egged knew about dangerous driver, yet did nothing

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2016 21:08
Bus driver of fatal crash released to house arrest

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.Orli Harari, 17/02/2016 12:55
Bride-to-be crash victim heals significantly

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.Yoni Kempinski, 17/02/2016 09:43
Watch: Victims of nightmare bus crash laid to rest

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.Hezki Baruch, 15/02/2016 15:29
Two more bus crash victims identified

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2016 11:23
Bride-to-be hospitalized in intensive care

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.Shoshana Miskin, 15/02/2016 11:01
Bus driver arrested for death by negligence

Bus driver arrested for death by negligence

Investigation of deadly bus collision revealed that driver was previously involved in a similar accident.Shoshana Miskin, 15/02/2016 08:39
Man injured in bus crash: I said 'Shema Yisrael'

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.Ido Ben Porat and Hezki Baruch, 15/02/2016 03:45
6 dead in crash between bus and truck

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.Ari Yashar, 14/02/2016 19:28
Highway 1 Shuts Down Due to Rapid-Spreading Fire

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.Yedidyah Ben Or, 10/09/2015 13:16
Yeshiva Student Named as J'lem Highway Fatality

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.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 23/08/2015 16:08
Watch: Arab Workers Fly Hamas Flags by Jerusalem

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.Ari Yashar, 23/08/2015 13:23
Illegal Arab Car Lot Feet from Car Attack Site

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.Ari Yashar, 17/04/2015 09:00
Watch: One Dead in Gas Explosions on Highway 1

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2014 13:37
Clashes in North, Rock Attack on Highway 1

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.Gil Ronen, 09/11/2014 18:53
Emergency Team Hails Family's 'Miraculous' Escape

Emergency Team Hails Family's 'Miraculous' Escape

Horrendous accident as cars trapped between two buses, victims were returning from family wedding.Ari Yashar, 10/02/2014 08:44
Weapons Smugglers Busted in PA Town By J'lem

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.Ari Yashar, 14/01/2014 11:58
Attempted ‘Car Attack’ near Maaleh Adumim

Attempted ‘Car Attack’ near Maaleh Adumim

Palestinian Arab driver attempts to run down Israeli policeman, escapes to village.Maayana Miskin, 26/12/2013 13:24
Highway 1: Obama Traffic Jam Begins

Highway 1: Obama Traffic Jam Begins

The highway will be intermittently sealed off for traffic between Ben Gurion Airport and Jerusalem today.Gil Ronen, 19/03/2013 09:21