It sounds like a tragedy that should never have been. Driving in Israel is an experience in itself, they have a very Mediterranean way of driving, and that’s puting it mildly. To early to tell what made the driver do what he did, but he clearly is to blame if the eye witness account holds any water. What a shame. KGS
MDA ambulances and three helicopters were evacuating the casualties to Soroka Hospital in Beersheba and Yosephtal Hospital in Eilat. The bus had been headed from Ovda Airport to the southern resort town. Channel 2 reported that people were thrown out of the windows as the bus veered and rolled down into the ravine.