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December 7, 2012

Coach driver in N.Y. crash found not guilty of manslaughter

Ophadell Williams, the tour bus driver in a New York collision that killed 15 people last year, was acquitted of manslaughter and negligent homicide. He was found guilty on one count of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.


September 27, 2012

Attorney: N.Y. bus driver in crash had enough sleep

Said the casino bus driver involved in a crash that killed 15 people in March, 2011 had gotten enough sleep the morning of the accident. NTSB said the causes of accident were likely driver fatigue and lack of company safety oversight.


September 1, 2011

Driver in fatal N.Y. bus crash indicted

Ophadell Williams, the World Wide Travel driver in a bus accident that killed 15 people has been indicted on multiple counts of manslaughter.


March 24, 2011

Driver in N.Y. coach crash claims he was sober, awake

Ophadell Williams’ lawyers said that he maintains that he was sober, rested and fully awake at the time of the accident. He lost control of the coach when a tractor-trailer veered suddenly toward it in the dark.


March 18, 2011

N.Y. DMV: Coach driver likely made false statements

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office released motor vehicles data to investigators regarding "evidence of false statements" made by Ophadell Williams, the driver of a tour bus in a crash that killed 15 people.


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