BVI Platinum News reports that Roland Allen, the driver of the cruise tour bus involved in the excursion accident in Tortola, was released from prison "after someone successfully posted bail for him."
Earlier last month, Mr. Allen – also known as "Crash Dummy" – was placed on $60,000 bail where he had to pay $25,000 in cash and sign a $35,000 surety. His lawyer had informed the Court that Mr. Allen did not have the money to make bail.
The question arises who paid the bail? Was the money gathered by friends or family members? Or did anyone acting on behalf of the excursion company or cruise line come up with the money behind the scenes?
The newspaper reports that Mr. Allen will return to Court on April 21st for another hearing. His trial on charges for reckless driving leading to the death of a Princess Cruises passenger and multiple injuries to other passengers will be scheduled later this year.
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