Gloucestershire

M5 coach crash driver to be charged

Coach on its side
Image caption The coach crashed and overturned while taking people on a day-trip to Weston-super-Mare

The driver of a coach carrying children that crashed on the M5, is to be charged with driving without due care and attention.

The 60-year-old from Wolverhampton was interviewed by Gloucestershire Police earlier this week and was reported for summons to court, a spokesman said.

The coach, carrying 53 people, had been taking a group of youngsters from a children's centre in Sandwell on a trip to the beach in Weston-super-Mare.

Nobody was seriously injured.

The crash happened close to junction 13 for Stroud on 19 August.

No court date has yet been set.

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