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Poll: Does $85 Ticket Serve Justice in Crash Case?

A Cranston teen has been served a $85 ticket for allegedly causing a bus carrying elementary school-aged children to crash, seriously injuring the driver of the bus.

Thirty-two people were sent to area hospitals after the bus they were riding in . According to police, the majority of the passengers were elementary school-aged children returning from a field trip in Newport. The bus’ driver was seriously injured in the crash after he was ejected from the vehicle.

who they said into the left-front side of the bus. The 17-year-old was issued a summons for failing to stay in the lane of travel.

The fine for the moving violation? $85.

Do you think this is a fair punishment or should the teen driver face harsher charges?

BOB I April 19, 2012 at 12:00 PM
let the police finish their investigation
John Tattrie April 19, 2012 at 09:04 PM
Agreed.....Some things shouldn't go to a poll, and this is one of them.
David Silvia April 20, 2012 at 03:39 PM
The $85.00 ticket was for the moving violation, hate to see what the Insurance bill is when all these claims are said and done. Dont think he will be having insurance. I know if it was my kid, I pull his license

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