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05 May 2021

School bus driver pleads guilty

The driver of a school bus, which had its roof ripped off when it struck a railway bridge in Hampshire, has pleaded guilty to causing injury by dangerous driving.

Martin Walker admitted the charge after three children sustained ‘life-threatening’ injuries in the crash on Thursday 10th September 2020.

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The crash occurred on Well House Lane in Headbourne Worthy, Winchester

The Stagecoach double-decker was taking 74 pupils, aged 11 – 16, to Henry Beaufort School in Winchester.

Sentencing for Walker, who is 36 and from Southampton, Hampshire, is due to take place on Friday 9th July.


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05 May 2021 | 17:59

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