The Globe reports the driver of that ill-fated 57 bus told investigators she was in the middle of a bad sneezing fit when she nearly plunged the vehicle onto the turnpike, but that her story is kinda contradicted by surveillance video from the bus, which apparently shows her with her cell phone in her hand and which is one of the reasons she is now facing criminal charges in Newton District Court.
The following, from the Globe report, is the best sentence any Globe reporter will write this week:
The cause of the crash, she told investigators, was her struggle with her nose.
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