NZ police lay charges after fatal crash

Police have charged a 38-year-old man with careless use of a motor vehicle causing the death of five people, following the 4 September bus crash on State Highway 5 north of Rotorua.

The investigation is still ongoing and Police cannot rule out further charges being laid.

The man, a Chinese national, is due to appear in Auckland District Court today.

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