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Driver Releases Hospital Statement After Fatal Bus Stop Crash in San Francisco

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Through her attorney Sam Geller, Mary Fong Lau, 78, the driver suspected of causing the terrible deaths of three family members at a San Francisco bus stop over the weekend, has made her first comment public.

Lau is facing severe charges, such as reckless driving, driving at an unsafe speed, driving the wrong way, and three counts of vehicular manslaughter. Diego Cardoso de Oliveira, 40, his son Joaquin Ramos Pinto de Oliveira, age one, and Matilde Moncada Ramos Pinto, 38, have been confirmed as the crash fatalities.

Caue, their six-month-old infant, is still critically ill as a result of the tragedy.

In the statement, Geller thanked the emergency personnel and law enforcement organizations engaged in the accident’s aftermath and offered condolences on behalf of Lau and her family. She also acknowledged the tragic loss of life.

Lau has been assisting the investigations, and her lawyer has asked for confidentiality for her and her family during this trying period. After being hospitalized following the collision, Lau might be discharged as early as Tuesday night, however it’s still unclear if she will be left free or placed under arrest.

Authorities are still looking into the crash and trying to figure out what happened before the tragedy.

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