Driver charged after Australia’s worst bus accident leaves 10 dead at wedding in Hunter Valley

A tragic bus accident in Australia’s Hunter Valley has resulted in the death of 10 people. The bus was carrying wedding guests when it rolled off a roundabout. The incident has been called the worst bus accident in decades, and the driver has been charged with offences relating to dangerous driving causing death.

The bus was carrying 22 people when it crashed in the early hours of Saturday morning. In addition to the 10 people who died, another 25 were injured. The accident has left many in shock and disbelief, particularly those who knew the victims.

The Hunter Valley is a popular wine region in New South Wales and many of the passengers on the bus were from out of town. They had been attending a wedding in the area and were on their way back to their accommodation when the accident occurred.

Police have begun an investigation into the cause of the accident. They have not ruled out the possibility of driver error, but have also stated that the condition of the road and the roundabout could have played a role in the crash.

The families and friends of the victims are mourning their loss and have asked for privacy as they come to terms with the tragedy. The wider community has also expressed their condolences and sympathy, with many leaving flowers and messages of support at the site of the accident.

This incident serves as a reminder of the importance of road safety, particularly when travelling in large groups. The outcome is a tragedy that has impacted not just the families and friends of the victims, but the wider community as a whole.