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Man charged following near-miss on M5 between bus and truck - Hammondville

Thursday, 08 June 2017 04:48:27 PM

A man has been issued with a court attendance notice after a near miss between a bus carrying school children and a truck on the M5 at Hammondville last week.

About 7.50am on Thursday 1 June 2017, a bus carrying approximately 20 school children, allegedly pulled out in front of a semi trailer on the M5 causing the driver of the truck to brake heavily and jack-knife in order to avoid a collision.

Officers from Liverpool Local Area Command spoke with the bus driver, a 59-year-old man, and commenced investigations.

Today (Thursday 8 June 2017), police issued the man with a court attendance notice for drive manner dangerous and negligent driving.

He is due to appear in Liverpool Local Court on Wednesday 19 July, 2017.