A minibus driver has been charged with dangerous driving occasioning death and had his licence suspended following a crash last week in which one aged care resident was killed near Yallah, 20km south of Wollongong.
The bus had been taking 11 elderly passengers to a barbecue lunch in Dapto, but overturned after allegedly clipping a B-double truck travelling in the same direction on the M1 motorway.
An 88-year-old woman died at the scene while seven others were injured, with one passenger flown to Sydney in a critical condition.
The 63-year-old man (a volunteer driver) was granted bail and will now face Wollongong Local Court tomorrow.
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