UPPER Hunter MP George Souris has offered his support to the families with loved ones involved in today's fatal bus crash in Singleton.
His statement in full reads:
"I am devastated by the bus accident in Singleton which claimed the life of a young schoolboy and injured several others.
"I want to pass on my deepest sympathy to the family and friends of the boy and I join with the entire Singleton community in mourning this tragedy.
"I also pray that the other victims recover fully from their injuries.
"I know that the police are investigating the circumstances of this accident and will report to the coroner as soon as possible.
"In the meantime, I want to offer the families of all those affected whatever support they might need in these trying times."