On highway 1, near the Latrun junction, collided 402-th bus company «egged» with the truck. The bus left from Jerusalem at 17:40 and followed in of Bnei-Brak.
The correspondent of «Sieves Beth» reported from the scene that, judging by the injuries suffered by bus, we are not talking about a head-on collision.
A spokesman for the company «egged» reported that, according to preliminary investigation, the bus crashed into parked on the side of the truck, the trailer that acted on the roadway.
The alarm message was received by the service police and MADA at 18:29. To the scene were sent ambulances from Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh.
The accident killed six people. Among the dead are children.
In the accident injured ten people. The condition of three victims is estimated as heavy, the rest escaped with minor injuries.
Injured in the accident taken to the Sheba hospital in tel a-Shomer, «Asaf a-Rofe» in Citrine, «Kaplan» in Rehovot, «Volfson» in Holon.
The traffic police has started investigation of circumstances of accident. It is known that the truck was driven by 40-year-old Arab from East Jerusalem. He received minor injuries. With him talking to the police.