|

Another Indo-Canadian Trucker Charged In Deadly Crash

Sukhdeep Deol, the driver of the semi-tractor involved in a collision with a school bus that killed a teen girl near Thorhild, Alberta in March was charged this week. Deol, 40, was arrested and charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and criminal negligence causing death.

CALGARY – Another Indo-Canadian trucker has been charged with a deadly crash after another desi trucker was charged with the high profile Alberta hockey team crash that killed 16 and injured 13.

Sukhdeep Deol, the driver of the semi-tractor involved in a collision with a school bus that killed a teen girl near Thorhild, Alberta in March was charged this week.

Deol, 40, was arrested and charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and criminal negligence causing death.

Police say thesemi-tractor driver rear ended the school buson a road north of Redwater in the morning of March 7.

The school bus, which carried 13 students, was headed to Thorhild Central School. One of the students, 15-year-old Maisie Watkinson, was pronounced dead on scene. The rest of the studentsand the two driverswere not injured in the collision.

Heavy fog was reported in the area of Opal Road and Township Road 594 at the time of the collision.

Deol was released from custody Sunday and is scheduled to appear in court August 2.

Comments are closed