A teenage girl has been left in critical condition after being hit and becoming trapped under a bus in Sydney’s west overnight, police have confirmed.
At about 9:45pm on Sunday evening (14th July), a bus was travelling east along Argyle Street in Parramatta when the incident occurred.
Police have said that the bus was crossing the intersection at Church Street it mounted the curb and struck three female pedestrians and a bus shelter.
Two girls, aged 16, suffered minor injuries and were taken to Westmead Hospital for treatment.
The third pedestrian, also a 16-year-old girl, was left trapped under the bus until she was eventually freed at about 11:15pm. She is currently in a critical condition in Westmead hospital.
The male bus driver was also taken to Westmead Hospital for mandatory testing and to be treated for shock.
The bus was carrying a small number of passengers at the time of the crash but police have said that none of them sustained injuries during the crash.
Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit officers set up a crime scene at the crash site and have commenced inquiries.
Anyone with any information about the incident is being asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Source: Police Media