Three women are in a critical condition following a crash in Sydney’s south yesterday.
About 6.25pm (Sunday 21 April 2019), emergency services were called to the M5, between Belmore Road and King Georges Road, following reports a car crashed into a bus.
Police have been told a Mazda travelling east on the M5, crashed into the rear of a bus, that was stationary in the breakdown area on the side of the road.
The female driver, aged 19, and a female rear passenger, aged 18, were trapped for a short time, before being released by Fire & Rescue NSW.
All four occupants, including a male front seat passenger and female rear passenger – aged 18 and 19 – were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics, before two women were taken to Liverpool Hospital and a man and woman were taken to St George Hospital.
The three women are in a critical condition and the man is in a serious but stable condition.
The driver of the bus was uninjured and there were no passengers on-board at the time.
Officers from Campsie Police Area Command, with assistance from officers attached to Bankstown Traffic & Highway Patrol, attended and established a crime scene. It was examined by specialist officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit.
As investigations continue, police are urging anyone with information or dashcam footage to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.