Crime and Court

Bus driver charged after Dawesville crash

A bus driver has been charged after a crash involving a Transperth vehicle and truck in Dawesville.

Police said a Transperth bus and an Isuzu light truck collided at the intersection of Dawesville Bypass and Old Coast Road about 6:55am on October 15.

At the time, a Public Transport Authority spokesperson said there were no passengers on the bus during the collision.

The driver of the truck, a 47-year-old man, was taken to Royal Perth Hospital for a hand injury.

Police said the bus driver, a woman from Mandurah, was not injured.

The 63-year-old bus driver has been charged with Reckless Driving and is due to appear in the Mandurah Magistrates Court on January 27.

Tex Reeks

Freelance video journalist
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