Muhammad al-Jabur, the truck driver arrested in the deaths of
five family members Monday as a result of a road accident, was remanded until
Ruti Dahan (57), her daughter Sarit (19), her son Lior (30),
his wife Tali (33) and their five-month-old daughter Shilat - were trapped
inside the car and burned to death at the scene.
Al-Jabur said that he swerved into the opposite traffic lane
because the overhead glove compartment suddenly popped open and hit him in the
head, distracting him from the road.
However, police suspect that the driver may have fallen asleep at the wheel or