21 Jan 2012

American Samoa bus driver charged after injury causing crash

9:17 am on 21 January 2012

The driver of an bus that crashed in Laulii in American Samoa , has been charged with three traffic violations while police continue their investigation into the accident.

Three of the passengers suffered serious injuries and have been admitted to the LBJ hospital.

Opetaia Farani has been charged with recklessly operating a commercial passenger vehicle resulting in an accident causing injuries, and operating a commercial motor vehicle without a commercial permit and driver's license.