Coach driver convicted of manslaughter

9th January 1998 at 00:00
The British coach driver whose vehicle plunged 70ft from a mountain road in the French Alps killing three children was convicted of manslaughter by a French court and fined Pounds 1,200. St James's C of E School in Bolton said shortly after the accident that it considered Jim Shaw, 43, of Droylsden, Greater Manchester, blameless.

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