According to the Chicago Tribune, 82-year-old Wilton B. Carr was charged with driving while intoxicated after he went off the Indiana Toll Road, injuring the passengers.
Among those injured were a 48-year-old man and three children between the ages of 10 and 14,
46 passengers had been on board the bus when it crashed on Monday around 10:40 p.m near the Cline Avenue exit in Gary. Several passengers described being thrown from their seats as the front tires left the ground.
The driver was charged with operating while intoxicated with passengers younger than 18 and operating while intoxicated causing bodily injury.
If it is determined that a bus driver was negligent in an accident, the driver’s employer may be liable for:
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