Freightwaves, By John Kingston, Apr. 21, 2022
Targeted victims in the crashes related to the latest round of sentencings were Averitt Express, C.R. England and a charter bus company
Three more defendants in the Louisiana staged accident scheme received significantly different sentences in the latest adjudication of earlier guilty pleas in announcements made Wednesday by the U.S. Attorney’s office.
One defendant, Chandrika Brown, received a 3-year probation for her role in the New Orleans-area staged accident in 2015 that struck a school bus — the only one of the documented fake incidents involving something other than a truck.
Another defendant, Keishira Robinson, received a 5-year probation. The 2015 staged accident at the heart of her guilty plea was with a C.R. England truck.