Top Ten Videos to watch

HISTORY Brings 'Roots' Cast And Crew To The White House For Screening
Graduates tossing caps into the air
Freddie Gray Baltimore Protests
Mid section of man in graduation gown holding diploma
Legendary Baseball Player Tony Gwynn's Family Files A Lawsuit Against Big Tobacco
ME.jailhouse#2.0117.CW Montebello City Council has approved use of a private contractor to run the n
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Addresses Police Misconduct At Chicago City Council Meeting
WWII Soldiers Standing In A Flag Draped Sunset - SIlhouette
Students Taking a College Exam
Bill Cosby Preliminary Hearing
Hillary Clinton Campaigns In Louisville, Kentucky
Worried black businesswoman at desk
Tyler Perry And Soledad O'Brien Host Gala Honoring Bishop T.D. Jakes' 35 Years Of Ministry
Teacher with group of preschoolers sitting at table
FBI Officials Discuss Apprehension Of Explosions Suspect After Three-Day Manhunt
NFC Championship - San Francisco 49ers v Atlanta Falcons
US-POLITICS-OBAMA
Protests Erupt In Chicago After Video Of Police Shooting Of Teen Is Released
24673281
US-VOTE-DEMOCRAT-SANDERS
Nine Dead After Church Shooting In Charleston
Portrait of senior African woman holding money
Medicare
President Bush Speals At Federalist Society's Gala
Police
Police Line Tape
Senior Woman's Hands
Police officers running
New Orleans Residents Return to Housing Projects
David Banner
Leave a comment

Ophadell Williams (pictured), the driver who crashed a bus on the I-95 last year, killing 15 passengers, is sharing his feelings on being acquitted on manslaughter charges.

SEE ALSO: Soledad Shares Reactions To ‘Who Is Black In America?’ [Video]

In an exclusive interview with the New York Daily News Monday, Williams (pictured) said, “It hurts. Every day I live with it. I ask myself, Should I have passed away with them?”

Returning from a Connecticut Mohegan Sun Casino last March, the World Wide Tours bus Williams commandeered struck a guard rail before landing on its side and hitting a signpost that sliced its top open.

Fifteen people we killed in the accident.

Prosecutors charged Williams with manslaughter, arguing that he had been driving while sleep-deprived, a condition supposedly on par with driving under the influence.

Watch a news report of Ophadel’s acquittal here:

Williams claimed he was alert during the crash,  swerving to avoid a tractor trailer. Investigators, however, found no evidence to support this. On Friday, a Bronx jury found him not guilty on the manslaughter charges. He was found guilty on one charge of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, which carried a $500 fine and a 30-day prison sentence.

Even though the most serious charges against him were dropped, Williams still faces multiple legal suits from survivors and relatives of the deceased. The case could garner survivors up to $5 million. But for many, that won’t be enough.

“Fifteen lives were lost and no one is going to pay,” a relative of a dead passenger told the News. Despite what happened, Williams insists he is the victim of an unjust smear campaign.

“I’ve been unfairly portrayed,” Williams defended. “I’m not that monster. I’m not a death driver. I loved my job, showed up to work every day, and was good at it.”

Also On News One: