Australia Sydney school bus driver charged over almost 'catastrophic' highway merge on M5

04:00  09 june  2017
04:00  09 june  2017 Source:   ABC News

Bus stuck near top of Sydney embankment

  Bus stuck near top of Sydney embankment A bus has has nearly driven over an embankment in northern Sydney with more than a dozen students on board.More than a dozen students have been evacuated from a charity's bus after it became stuck precariously close to the top of a 15-foot embankment in northern Sydney.

A Sydney bus driver is charged over a near-miss with a truck on a city motorway that was captured on CCTV.

Sydney school bus driver charged over almost ' catastrophic ' highway merge on M 5 - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). I am pretty sure that bus driver will be peeing in a glass to collect his cashless card from now on. 1h. Related Collections.

Bus and truck have close call © ABC News Bus and truck have close call A 59-year-old bus driver has been charged over a near-miss with a truck while carrying school children in Sydney's south-west.

In CCTV footage released by police, the bus with around 20 children on board can be seen pulling out in front of the semi-trailer on the M5 at Hammondville on June 1.

Police said the truck driver was forced to brake heavily to avoid a collision, causing his vehicle to jack knife.

"His actions are certainly worth being praised, he's certainly prevented what could have been [a] very catastrophic incident on the M5," Detective Inspector Dean Johnstone said last week.

No-one was injured in the incident.

Liverpool police today issued the bus driver with a court attendance notice for dangerous and negligent driving.

He is due to appear in Liverpool Local Court on July 19.

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