>> The operator Prestige Limousine, 28-year-old Nauman Hussain was charged Wednesday with criminally negligent homicide after 20 people died in a limo crash last weekend in up state New York.>> Hussain was issued written violations by the New York State Police and the New York Department of Transportation. That the driver he hired should not have been operating the type of vehicle involved in Saturday's crash.
Also, that vehicle was placed out of service by the Department of Transportation in September of this year and should not have been on the road.>> According to the NTSP, the driver transporting 17 people on their way to a birthday party ran a stop sign at a highway intersection in Schoharie, all of them were killed along with two pedestrians.
But the limo driver's wife Kim Lisanikias wants to clear her husband's name, she says he was an excellent driver.>> There were few times that he told me, I overhead him say, I'm not going to drive this like this you need to get me another car.>> The sole responsibility for that motor vehicle being on the road on Saturday rest with Nauman Hussain.
>> So far no charges have been filed against Hussain's father, Shahed, who owns a limo company and who police say remains out of the country.