A bus carrying Rarotonga International Airport bound passengers crashed into a tree sending the bus on to it side. POLICE MEDIA
A tourist bus crash that occurred on Rarotonga in late December is still being processed by the police.
However, Cook Islands News
understands that one of the drivers has been charged, and is expected to appear
in court next week
Two vehicles were involved
in the incident and one of the drivers is yet to be identified.
The bus was carrying seven
passengers who were visitors – five people from one hotel, and two from another
– when it crashed on its side on December 28, 2022.
At the time of the accident, police said the Raro Tours bus driver reported having swerved to avoid a reversing vehicle near Vaiana’s Bar & Bistro in Nikao. The bus then hit a parked motorcycle and a tree and crashed on its side.