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Bus Collides with Cars in Israel; 2 Killed, 18 Injured

Bus Collides with Cars in Israel; 2 Killed, 18 Injured

A bus collided with two other vehicles on Highway 31 in Negev, Israel, on the evening of October 30th. According to sources, one of the cars was making a U-turn when it blocked the oncoming bus, causing it to crash into the car. Two twin brothers were killed in the crash whereas at least 18 suffered injuries of varying intensities. The [...]

1 Killed 37 Injured in Israel Bus Crash

1 Killed 37 Injured in Israel Bus Crash

A bus crashed into a wall in Carmel Tunnels, Haifa, Israel, on April 21st. The accident happened when the No. 101 Egged bus was en-route from Haifa Hof Hacarmel Station to Lev Hamifratz Station. A 17-year-old girl was killed in the accident while at least 37 others were hospitalized with injuries of various degrees.

Bus-Truck Crash near Jerusalem Kills At Least 6

Bus-Truck Crash near Jerusalem Kills At Least 6

A bus crashed into a flatbed truck on Highway 1 near Latrun, west of Jerusalem, Israel, on February 14. The accident happened when the Egged bus, line 402, was heading from Jerusalem to Bnei Brak while the truck was parked on the narrow shoulder of the highway. At least 6 people were killed in the accident while 15 others were injured. The [...]

Bus Carrying Israeli Soldiers Overturns in West Bank; 1 Killed, Dozens Injured

Bus Carrying Israeli Soldiers Overturns in West Bank; 1 Killed, Dozens Injured

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) bus overturned between Rimonim and Kochav HaShahar on Route 458 in West Bank of Israel, on November 26. The accident happened when the armored bus was travelling from a nearby base to Jerusalem. A 19-year-old female soldier Corporal Stav Partush was killed in the accident while around 40 others sustained [...]

8 Killed, Several Injured in Southern Israel Road Crash

8 Killed, Several Injured in Southern Israel Road Crash

A truck, carrying a tractor, crashed into a bus on highway 31 in southern Israel, on the afternoon of February 3. The accident happened when the bus was transporting women back after a prayer trip to al Aksa mosque, Jerusalem. Authorities said the tractor, being hauled by the truck, fell on the left side of the bus. Eight women were killed [...]

600,000 Gallons Oil Leaked in Eilat, Israel

600,000 Gallons Oil Leaked in Eilat, Israel

In what is being termed as Israel’s worst environmental disaster, around 600,000 gallons of crude oil leaked from a pipeline in Beer Ora, Eilat, on December 4. The southern chief of the Ministry of Environmental Protection, Guy Samet said that the pipeline leaked during an upgradation due to "the systematic failure" of onsite construction [...]

Train Fire in Israel

Train Fire in Israel

video capture What: Israel Railways Passenger train en route from Nahariya to Tel Aviv Where: near Kibbutz Shfaim and Netanya When: December 28 2010, 9:20 am Who: 121 passengers injured Why: While en route, the third carriage from the end emitted an explosion; then a fire apparently due to an electrical short (but possibly terrorist [...]