Spain Train Driver Being Held

    In this photo taken on Wednesday July 24 2013, train driver Francisco Jose Garzon Amo is helped by two men as he is evacuated from the site of a train accident in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Police say they have detained the driver of a train that crashed in northwestern Spain and killed 78 people. Galicia region National Police Chief Jaime Iglesias says driver Francisco Jose Garzon Amo was officially detained in the hospital where is recovering. (AP Photo/La Voz de Galicia/Xoan Soler)

    Xoan Soler/La Voz de Galicia,via AP

    Jose Garzon Amo, the Spanish train driver whose obsession with speed ended with the deaths of at least 78 people on Wednesday, is expected to be interviewed by a judge today after checking out of the hospital. Amo was allegedly driving twice the speed limit around a tight curve. The eight-carriage train was derailed and smashed into a wall. Although he has refused to answer questions, the Interior Minister said Amo had been taken to a police station after treatment for minor injuries and was held on suspicion of negligent homicide.

    Read it at BBC