July 16, 2014 10:40 am

School bus driver charged in fatal collision near Biggar

Mounties have charged a school bus driver after a fatal collision north of Biggar, Sask. in February left a woman dead.

Supplied / RCMP

BIGGAR, Sask. – The driver of a school bus involved in a fatal collision near Biggar, Sask. in February has been charged by the RCMP.

Mounties charged the 63-year-old driver with driving without due care and attention after the Feb. 3 collision resulted in the death of Monica Domes.

Domes, 39, had been standing outside a broken down truck hauling cattle about 24 kilometres north of Biggar on Highway 4 when the collision happened.

She suffered critical injuries and was taken to a hospital in Biggar where she was pronounced dead.

There were three children on the bus at the time of the crash including Domes twin sons.

The driver of the bus, who has not been named, is scheduled to appear in Biggar provincial court on Aug. 6.

The charge was laid after RCMP completed its investigation and the file was turned over to Crown council for their opinion.

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