Families of hockey players involved in Warsaw crash suing truck driver

The families of hockey players involved in a crash in Warsaw on November 12 are suing the truck driver who was charged in the incident, according to ABC7 in Chicago.

The lawsuit is against the truck driver, 58-year-old Victor Santos, and various trucking companies, according to reports.

The complaint accuses Santos and the companies of negligence and willful disregard for the safety of the coaches and players on the bus.

Santos has been charged with four counts of serious bodily injury while operating a vehicle and 22 counts of criminal recklessness while armed with a deadly weapon, according to the probable cause affidavit.

He is suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol when the crash happened.

A total of 20 people on the bus reported injures. Twenty-six people total were on the school bus at the time of the crash.

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