Sep 19, 2012 - SUV DRIVER GUILTY IN DEATHS OF 4 FOREIGN WORKERS ON QEII


A Cochrane, Alta., man who killed four people while driving the wrong way on QE II has pleaded guilty to four counts of criminal negligence causing death and to one count of criminal negligence causing bodily harm.

Tyler James Stevens, 29, was charged after the head-on crash near Innisfail on the night of Mar. 4.

He was driving north in his SUV while in the southbound lanes when he hit another SUV carrying five temporary foreign workers from Edmonton.

Four of the workers — two men, 35, and two women, aged 39 and 52 — were killed and a 28-year-old woman was hurt.

Four of the five Filipinos worked at the Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel.

His sentencing hearing is set for January 4th, 2013  in Red Deer provincial court.

The remaining charges, which include impaired driving causing death, are to be spoken to that day.

Source: CBC News Edmonton


 

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