August 7, 2014

Officials awaiting toxicology report in Times Square bus crash

Photo courtesy Adam E. Moreira

Photo courtesy Adam E. Moreira
NEW YORK CITY — Late Wednesday, prosecutors said they were holding off on a decision to try the driver of a sightseeing bus that plowed into a crowded Times Square plaza until they receive a full toxicology report, according to AP.

Preliminary drug and alcohol tests for the driver William Dalambert came back negative, however, he failed a field sobriety test after Tuesday's crash, leading police to float the theory that he may have been high on drugs.

Dalambert was at the wheel of a Gray Line bus that crashed into another double-decker tourist bus on Tuesday before traveling onto a sidewalk at Duffy Square. The accident sent 14 people to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. For the full story, click here.

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  • Chris Turner[ August 7th, 2014 @ 12:25pm ]

    It is also possible the driver might have had medical problems like a stroke. Best to not jump to conclusions.

  • Bob Barnes[ August 8th, 2014 @ 6:47am ]

    Jumping to conclusions is what makes such a dramatic story...... it would be boring otherwise!

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