Mini-bus incident: man charged

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TAYSIDE Police have confirmed a man has been charged and reported to the Procurator Fiscal in connection with a mini-bus crash which occurred on the outskirts of Forfar last Wednesday afternoon, in which three school pupils were injured.

The Mercedes Sprinter mini-bus, operated by JP Coaches, had picked up pupils from Forfar Academy and Langlands Primary shortly after 4 pm and was negotiating the roundabout near Orchardbank Industrial Estate when the incident occurred.

Emergency services were quickly in attendance and three children were treated at the scene by ambulance personnel for minor injuries.