Charges dropped against Bostian for AMTK wreck
Author: Breaking News
Date: 09-12-2017 - 09:47

Charges dropped against Amtrak engineer in 2015 derailment

Updated: SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 — 3:33 PM EDT

Engineer Brandon Bostian, who derailed Amtrak train 188 two years ago in Philadelphia, will not face criminal charges.

Common Pleas Court Judge Thomas Gehret dismissed all counts against him after a four- hour hearing that centered on what responsibility the engineer should bear for eight deaths and more than 100 injuries caused by the May 12, 2015, accident.

“Based on that evidence,” Gehret said, “I think it’s more likely than not this was an accident and not criminal.”

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[www.philly.com]



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  Charges dropped against Bostian for AMTK wreck Breaking News 09-12-2017 - 09:47
  Re: Charges dropped against Bostian for AMTK wreck -- link Breaking News 09-12-2017 - 09:53
  Re: Charges dropped against Bostian for AMTK wreck JR 09-13-2017 - 14:15
  Re: Charges dropped against Bostian for AMTK wreck espee2472 09-13-2017 - 14:44
  Re: Charges dropped against Bostian for AMTK wreck ??? 09-13-2017 - 18:33
  Re: Charges dropped against Bostian for AMTK wreck ??? 09-13-2017 - 18:54
  Re: Charges dropped against Bostian for AMTK wreck Pdxrailtransit 09-13-2017 - 19:19
  Shouldn't the Onus be on Amtrak and not Bastian Pdxrailtransit 09-14-2017 - 05:54
  Re: Shouldn't the Onus be on Amtrak and not Bastian Graham Buxton 09-14-2017 - 07:37
  Re: Shouldn't the Onus be on Amtrak and not Bastian espee2472 09-14-2017 - 12:31


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