Nick Dinakis’ condition unknown after Hunter Valley wedding bus crash

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The condition of Melbourne man Nick Dinakis is unknown after he was among 35 passengers who rode the ill-fated bus from a wedding in the New South Wales Hunter Valley region, according to the Brisbane Times.

10 people still remain unaccounted for after Sunday night’s fatal wedding bus crash, with other passengers in stable condition in three different hospitals across NSW.

Dinakis, a real estate agent, attended the wedding of Madeleine Edsell and Mitchell Gaffney on Sunday with his partner Darcy Bulman.

The pair was snapped smiling in a photo together at the Wandin Estate venue just hours before the tragedy unfolded.

According to the Herald Sun, Dinakis is not one of the 10 people unaccounted for in the bus crash, but he remained in the Intensive Care Unit on Wednesday morning at the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle.

Ms Bulman was identified on Tuesday afternoon as the tenth wedding guest who lost her life in the Hunter Valley smash.

Authorities began the grim recovery operation for bodies on Monday afternoon. Photo: NCA NewsWire / Christian Gilles.

Tributes have since flowed for Ms Bulman on social media with friends calling her a “wonderful” person.

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said the state government would support Victorian families affected by the tragedy, describing it as “absolutely heartbreaking.”

This comes as NSW Police today continue the long process of formally identifying the victims of the fatal bus crash.

The bus driver, 58-year-old Brett Andrew Button, has also been charged with 10 counts of dangerous driving occasioning death and one count of negligent driving occasioning death.

Source: Brisbane Times.

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