Bus driver sentenced for negligent homicide in LaPlace crash

Bus driver sentenced for negligent homicide in LaPlace crash
Denis Yasmir Amaya Rodriguez (Source: LSP)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The man convicted of plowing a bus into an accident scene in LaPlace has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

In January, a jury found Denis Amaya-Rodriguez guilty of three counts of negligent homicide.

He was driving a bus on I-10 in August of 2016, when he crashed into the accident scene.

The St. John Parish fire chief and two other people died.