POLICE in New York have accused a limo operator of causing the deadliest transportation accident in nearly a decade. Here's what we know about the charge against Nauman Hussain and what he has said about his role in the horrific smash that claimed 20 lives. Who is Nauman Hussain? Nauman Hussain's is the son of Shahed Hussain, the owner of Prestige Limousine Chauffeur Service. The 28-year-old has been charged with criminally negligent homicide in connection with a crash in New York that killed 20 people. All seventeen passengers, the driver and two pedestrians were killed in the unexplained crash on October 6. New York Police said Nauman was an "operator" for Prestige. He was sent "written violations" from State Police and transport authorities informing him that the driver "should not have been operating the type of vehicle in Sunday's crash". State Police Superintendent George Beach said: "The sole responsibility for that motor vehicle being on the road Saturday … [Read more...] about Who is Nauman Hussain, what is criminally negligent homicide and how is he related to New York limo owner Shahed Hussain?
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THE son of the limo boss involved in the deadly New York crash which killed 20 has been charged with negligent criminal homicide. Nauman Hussain, 28, was charged over the deadliest US road accident in nearly a decade. A car belonging to his dad Shahed Hussain’s firm Limousine Chauffeur Service lost control and crashed on Saturday in Schoharie, New York state. All 18 people inside the stretch Ford Excursion SUV died. The car also killed bystanders when it smashed into them. Hussain was issued written violations by police and the state Department of Transportation that the driver he hired should not have been operating the 2001 Ford Excursion limousine involved in Saturday's crash. Horror as 20 killed as wedding limo crashes in New York State The state ordered that vehicle out of service in September and it should not have been on the road, New York State Police Superintendent George Beach said. "The sole responsibility for the motor vehicle being on the road on Saturday rests … [Read more...] about New York Limo Crash: Limo owner’s son charged with criminally negligent homicide following deadly crash
SCHOHARIE, New York -- The son of the owner of Prestige Limousine was charged with criminally negligent homicide in connection with the deadly limousine crash that killed 20 in upstate New York Saturday.He was taken into police custody following a traffic stop on I-787 Wednesday. Nauman Hussain, son of owner Shahad Hussein, handled day-to-day operations for his father, who was out of the country.As Hussain awaited arraignment and police planned a news briefing on the case, Lee Kindlon, the company's lawyer, said the 28-year-old just handled marketing duties and phone calls while his father ran the company, though police call Hussain its operator."My client is not guilty," Kindlon told reporters gathered outside a state police headquarters in Latham. "The police jumped the gun in charging him with any crime."Hussain has had a brush with law enforcement before. State police accused him and his brother of claiming each other's names after a 2014 traffic stop, which happened while the … [Read more...] about New York Limo Crash: Son of limo owner charged following crash that killed 20
A drone operator with the National Transportation Safety Board conducts an investigation at the scene of Saturday's fatal limousine crash in Schoharie, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. A limousine loaded with revelers heading to a 30th birthday slammed into an SUV parked outside a store, killing all people in the limo and a few pedestrians. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)Television networks broadcast at the roadside memorial scene of Saturday's fatal limousine crash in Schoharie, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. A limousine loaded with people headed to a birthday party blew the stop sign at the end of a highway and slammed into an SUV parked outside a store, killing all people in the limo and a few pedestrians, officials and relatives of the victims said. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)Karina Halse of Fort Ann, N.Y., right, talks to reporters about her sister Amanda Halse who died in Saturday's fatal limousine crash in Schoharie, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. A limousine loaded with people headed to a birthday … [Read more...] about Limo driver arrested after deadly New York crash
THE owner of the limousine company whose vehicle crashed killing all 18 people on board was an FBI informant, it has emerged. Prestige Limousines boss Shahed Hussain helped to foil terror plot that saw four men jailed. Who is Prestige Limousine owner Shahed Hussain? The 62-year-old settled in Albany, New York state where he was given asylum along with his wife and two sons. He fled his native Pakistan in 1994 after being accused of murder, arriving in the United States via Moscow and them Mexico, the Daily Mail reported. Hussain began working as a government translator but in 2003 pleaded guilty to fraud after helping a person sitting their driving test cheat, In return for avoiding jail he began working as an informant for the FBI It was reported he helped secure the conviction of an Albany pizza shop owner and an imam for laundering and conspiring to aid a terrorist group though both claimed they tricked him. He also played a part in a 2009 sting operation centring on a mosque … [Read more...] about Who is Prestige Limousine owner Shahed Hussain, who was the driver Scott Lisinicchia and who died in the New York crash?