I can conclude that the district court dismissed the indictment in its entirety and acquitted the accused. It is a comprehensive judgment, and a very extensive utredningsmaterial. We will now go through the judgment carefully and consider if we are to appeal to the court of appeal or not, " says the chief prosecutor Stefan Ekeroth at the office of the prosecutor, in Östersund, sweden, in a press release.
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circumstances can explain the accident, notes Borås district court, it can only be explained by the bus driver due to fatigue is temporarily released, the concentration in the allowed 100 km / h. But he had rested properly and followed the journey planner breaks, which, together with other circumstances, means that the court does not consider it to be proven that he should have realized that his vigilance was reduced.
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”He can therefore not be considered to have acted punishable negligence. The charges for reckless driving, involuntary manslaughter and causing bodily harm must be dismissed,” writes the district court. The prosecutor had claimed a conditional sentence and a fine.
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the Bus with Ängsskolans students were on the way from the Skene to Klövsjö when the accident occurred at 6.59. Somehow ended up in the vehicle högerhjul at the side of the asphalt, and 70 metres later, all the wheels of the roadway, says the State's accident, and 90 yards later, it was back on the asphalt, where it, however, overturned and slid 70 metres.
Three people died and 38 were injured in the accident. The majority of the 58 persons on board, was obältade. The bus was booked by a sports club at the school for an annual fjällresa.