Bus driver charged over fatal collision with female pedestrian - Sydney CBD

Thursday, 15 December 2022 02:58:40 AM

A woman has died after being struck by a bus in the Sydney CBD.

About 4.35pm yesterday (Wednesday 14 December 2022), emergency services responded to reports of a collision between a female pedestrian and a bus at the intersection of Elizabeth and Goulburn Streets, Sydney.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the 74-year-old woman at the scene. She was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital but died later that evening.

Officers from Sydney City Police Area Command established a crime scene that was examined by specialist officers from the Crash Investigation Unit.

The male bus driver – also 74-years-old – was taken to Sydney Hospital for mandatory testing.

He was later taken to Day Street Police Station and charged with dangerous driving occasioning death-drive manner dangerous, negligent driving (occasioning death) and not give way to pedestrian (right turn).

The Dulwich Hill man has been granted condition bail to appear at Downing Centre Local Court on Wednesday 11 January 2023.

His driver’s licence has been suspended.

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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.