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Sindle v. New York City Transit Authority
Citation:33 N.Y.2d 293, 307 N.E.2d 245 (1973)
Sindle (Plaintiff), a 14-year-old boy, was riding a school bus owned by the New York City Transit Authority (Defendant). Students began to vandalize the bus, breaking lights and windows. The bus driver assessed the damage and admonished the students, who continued to damage the bus. The driver then stated he was taking the bus off his route and to the police station. Sindle attempted to jump from a bus and was run over by its wheel. Sindle sued the defendant for false imprisonment.
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