Crash between two buses - Blue Mountains

Friday, 12 May 2023 05:20:20 PM

Police are currently at the scene of a two-vehicle crash involving two buses in the Blue Mountains.

Police have been told one bus – containing 15 passengers – and another bus – containing 10 passengers – collided on the Great Western Highway, about 4.15pm today (Friday 12 May 2023).

NSW Ambulance paramedics are assessing a number of people, with two children being taken to Westmead Children’s Hospital for treatment to minor injuries.

A further five children are being taken to Nepean Hospital for minor injuries and assessment.

One male driver has also been taken to Nepean Hospital for treatment to a shoulder injury.

Officers attached to Blue Mountains Police Area Command have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

The Great Western Highway remains closed in both directions with local diversions in place. A contraflow lane is expected to put in place shortly. For the latest traffic updates, please visit www.livetraffic.com.