I-95 Bus Crash Driver Has Manslaughter Trial Postponed Again

Kin You Cheung has seen his manslaughter trial postponed for the second time.  According to the Washington Post, Cheung’s September trial, which had been postponed until January is now scheduled for early March.

Cheung, of Flushing, New York, was a driver for the Sky Express bus company.  On May 31st, 2011 while traveling from North Carolina to Washington, DC’s Chinatown, the bus swerved off the road and overturned along I-95.

Four died in the crash and 54 others were injured. Chueng reported admitted to authorities that he had fallen asleep at the wheel. Sky Express was subsequently shut down by North Carolina officials for a variety of safety violations.

Cheung is facing multiple manslaughter charges and if convicted he faces up to ten years in prison for each count.

Commonwealth Attorney, Anthony Spencer told the Richmond Times Dispatch that the trial had been delayed for “good cause” and with the agreement of counsel.

By | 2012-01-31T21:09:37+00:00 January 31st, 2012|Reckless Driving|0 Comments

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