Bus driver to serve 6 years for fatal Va. crash
The bus was en route from North Carolina to New York; the accident killed four passengers
BOWLING GREEN, Va. — The driver of a bus that crashed in Virginia, killing four passengers, has been ordered to serve six years in prison
Prosecutor Tony Spencer says Kin Yiu Cheung was sentenced Wednesday in Bowling Green to 40 years with 34 years of his sentence suspended.
The 38-year-old driver was convicted last November of four counts of involuntary manslaughter in the May 2011 crash on Interstate 95.
The bus was en route from North Carolina to New York when it crashed about 30 miles north of Richmond. Witnesses described Cheung's driving as erratic before the bus swerved off the interstate, hit an embankment and overturned.
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