Driver charged over Luas crash

 

The driver of a Luas tram has been charged in connection with a collision with a Dublin Bus on O’Connell Street in the city.

More than 20 people were injured, three seriously, in the incident on September 16th last year.

Oriyomi Emmanuel (37) of Jamestown Park, Ratoath, Co Meath, appeared before the Dublin District Court and was remanded on bail to appear again on July 28th.

Mr Emmanuel was charged with dangerous driving causing injury to Suzanne Cribbon under the Road Traffic Act.

He was also charged with driving his Luas tram in a dangerous manner that posed an unreasonable risk of harm.

The crash between the Luas Red Line tram and a number 16 bus occurred at the busy junction of O’Connell Street and Abbey Street.