Ophadell Williams

Ophadell Williams

Lawyer: NYC Bus Driver Sober, Awake Before Crash

In a published report, attorney Sean H. Rooney said Ophadell Williams was in control of the bus until a tractor-trailer veered toward it on a highway. He said the driver claims he lost control after swerving to avoid the truck.


Bus crash on Interstate-95 in the Bronx on Saturday, March 12, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Injured In Bronx Bus Crash Files $20 Million Lawsuit

Andrew Finkelstein, the attorney for 74-year-old Yuke Cho Lo said his client was “seeking significant damages” after sustaining a head injury and having multiple surgeries.


Emergency crews at the tour bus crash (credit: CBS 2)

Tour Bus Based In N.J. Crashes, Injuring 17

The bus was headed from Quebec to Boston and filled with 25 people, most of them Korean citizens on a sightseeing trip. Police said the driver lost control and the bus rolled down an embankment.


Ophadell Williams

Bronx Tour Bus Crash Driver Speaks, Appears To Have Anxiety Attack

On Monday the driver in the tragic tour bus crash that killed 15 people in the Bronx broke his silence. Ophadell Williams said outside of his home in Brooklyn that he’s having a difficult time.


Adovasio (Handout), Indian Point Nuclear Plant (Flickr), Breitkopf (Nassau Co. Police)

The Week In Review: Nuclear Concerns, Unspeakable Tragedy & Irish Pride

By Philip J. Victor, CBSNewYork.com The week in the Tri-State area was one marked by tragic deaths and safety concerns.  Two New York police officers were killed in very different incidents.  A New York City […]


Investigators at the scene of the crash (credit: CBS 2)

Fatal Crashes Put Scrutiny On Booming Low-Fare Buses

Two recent fatal tour bus crashes originating from Chinatown has put the spotlight on the fleets of inexpensive buses plying the highways of the Northeast.


Ophadel Williams

Bronx Tour Bus Crash Driver Has Licenses Suspended

State officials have suspended the license of the driver of the tour bus that crashed in the Bronx on Saturday, amid new questions about whether he should have even been issued a license to drive a bus.


Feds Talking To Driver In Fatal Bronx Bus Crash

Authorities are trying to determine what led to Saturday’s tour bus crash in The Bronx that killed 15 people, and are going interviewing driver Ophadell Williams.