Bus driver suspected of tampering with investigation of fatal crash

The driver of the bus involved in a collision that left 6 people dead Sunday night was ordered kept in custody for three days, on suspicion of negligent manslaughter and of tampering with the investigation of the accident.

In court on Monday, police said that in the 40 minutes between the time the accident happened and when the police placed him under arrest, Chaim Biton managed to remove the bus’s tachograph – which records the vehicle’s speed – and replace it after removing a disc.

Police also said he made a series of phone calls during those 40 minutes and they are working with the cellular companies to access the numbers he called.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Bus-driver-suspected-of-tampering-with-investigation-of-fatal-crash-444945

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