Five Parties File Suit in Bus Crash That Injured 11 Campers on I-95 in NH - NECN
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Five Parties File Suit in Bus Crash That Injured 11 Campers on I-95 in NH

Kittery town officials acknowledged the driving record of John Guy wasn't checked

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    Camp Bus Driver Placed on Leave During Investigation

    The 21-year-old driver of the Kittery, Maine, recreation department van will be placed on leave while the town investigates the circumstances of the crash

    (Published Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Five notices of intent to sue the town of Kittery, Maine, have been filed following the Kittery Community Center bus crash on Aug. 10.

    • The campers were on the way to a water park when the van ran into a tree off I-95 in Greenland, New Hampshire.

    • New Hampshire State Police said the driver, John Guy, 21, experienced a medical emergency, but have declined to comment further.

    The number of parties intending to sue the town of Kittery over a bus crash that injured 11 summer campers is growing.

    The Portsmouth Herald reports that five notices of intent to sue have been filed following the Kittery Community Center bus crash.

    The campers were on the way to a water park on Aug. 10 when the van ran into a tree off I-95 in Greenland, New Hampshire. New Hampshire State Police said the 21-year-old driver, John Guy, experienced a medical emergency, but have declined to comment further.

    Town officials acknowledged his driving record wasn't checked. His record included driving convictions, including driving to endanger.

    Death Toll, Damages Climb From Typhoon Hagibis

    [NATL] Death Toll, Damages Climb From Typhoon Hagibis

    The death toll from Typhoon Hagibis climbed to 53 on Tuesday, days after it tore through Japan and left hundreds of thousands of homes wrecked, flooded or out of power. Hagibis caused more than 200 rivers to overflow when it hit the island nation on Saturday.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019)

    Four of the claims were filed on behalf of children, and the fifth was filed by the second camp counselor aboard the bus.

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