PORTLAND, Ore. -- A prosecutor says he has yet to decide whether to file criminal charges in connection with a fatal bus crash on Interstate 84 in Eastern Oregon.
Umatilla County District Attorney Dan Primus called the case very complex and said he has not convened a grand jury.
Nine people died and almost 40 were injured Dec. 30 when a bus carrying tourists smashed through a guardrail east of Pendleton and rolled down a hill.
The U.S. government quickly banned Mi Joo Tour & Travel from operating buses on U.S. roads. Federal officials found the driver was on duty for 92 hours in the eight-day stretch before the crash, exceeding federal limits.
Attorneys for the Canadian company said black ice -- not driver fatigue or excessive speed -- caused the crash.