I think people need space. People don’t want to be interviewed…they just are all hurting,”
I realise the media have to do their job, but also people need that quiet time to reflect.”
The 58-year-old bus driver was charged with ten counts of dangerous driving occasioning death, driving in a dangerous manner, and negligent driving occasioning death.
Mr Dollin, who attended the court appearance, noted that the driver kept his head down, wearing a black hoodie and glasses.
He didn’t say anything to the judge, and he didn’t say anything to his family sitting behind him,”
Mr Dollin said.
When he was told he was getting bail, he started to cry. One of his daughters burst into tears when it emerged that her father was getting bail, clearly very relieved that her father was coming home after a night in police station cells,”
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