Australia: Truck driver charged after 7 children seriously injured in collision with school bus VIDEO
Baku, May 17, AZERTAC
A truck driver was charged Wednesday after seven children were hospitalized with serious injuries when he rear-ended a school bus on the outskirts of Melbourne in southeastern Australia, officials said, according to ABC News.
The dump truck the 49-year-old man was driving hit the back of a school bus carrying 45 students and caused it to overturn Tuesday afternoon at an intersection in Eynesbury, a semi-rural community west of Melbourne, police said. Head injuries, arm amputations and suspected spinal injuries were reported by a hospital official.
The truck driver, whose name has not been made public, was charged with four counts of dangerous driving causing serious injury, a police statement said.
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