Court extends remand for driver in fatal minibus accident

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 6, 2010 22:52




Ashkelon Magistrate's Court Friday extended the remand of the minibus driver who allegedly ploughed through a train barrier into an oncoming locomotive near Kiryat Gat on Thursday.

The driver, Yeshur Yeshurun, will spend five days under arrest once he is released from treatment at Soroka Hospital in Beersheba.

Authorities revealed that Yeshurun had 11 traffic violations prior to the accident. Seven minibus passengers were killed in the crash.


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