The driver and conductor of an omnibus in a viral video where persons
were seen falling out of the vehicle have been arrested and charged.
Police Constable 1040 Hunte provided the update during WE FM’s
Traffic Talk segment, where he also noted that the driver’s license of the
driver had been suspended pending the conclusion of the matter which is
now before the court.
“In relation to the video that was seen circulating on social media over
the weekend, where two persons allegedly fell out of an omnibus, an
investigation has been launched, both the driver and the conductor have
been arrested and charged. The driver of that omnibus driver’s license
has been suspended pending the outcome of the matter which now
before the courts,” he said.
The video which went viral over the weekend, showed at least two
persons falling out of the moving omnibus which still had the door open
as it departed the St. Vincent Girl’s High School bus stop.
The video led to renewed calls for more to be done by authorities in
relation to the conduct of those operating public service vehicles.