Baltimore ends contract with bus company after fatal crash

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Baltimore schools have terminated a contract with a bus company whose driver crashed into a commuter bus, killing the driver and five others.

Baltimore City Public Schools said in a statement that the school bus contract with AAAfordable Transportation Inc. was ended Monday.

Lawyers for AAAfordable Transportation did not immediately reply to an email seeking comment.

On Nov. 1, 67-year-old Glenn Chappell, who was driving a school bus that rear-ended a car before colliding with an oncoming Maryland Transit Administration bus. Chappell, the MTA bus driver, and four MTA bus passengers were killed. Eleven people were injured. No schoolchildren were aboard Chappell's bus.

Motor Vehicle Administration officials said after the crash that Chappell did not have a valid commercial driver's license because his medical examiner's certificate had expired.

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