A number of people are in a critical condition after a bus and car crashed in wet conditions in Sydney’s west.
Just after 11am today 11 ambulance crews including a specialised medical team and a helicopter were called to the scene of the accident on Memorial Avenue in Liverpool.
A woman, believed to be in her 50s, and a 13-year-old girl who were in the car were rushed to hospital in a critical condition. The male driver, also believed to be in his 50s, is stable.
A boy, 14, and a woman, believed to be in her 60s, who were travelling on the bus were also injured. The teenager was taken to Westmead Hospital and the woman to Liverpool Hospital.
“This is a horror crash on our wet roads today, with multiple patients in critical conditions,” Inspector John Brotherhood, Duty Operations Manager NSW Ambulance said.
“It was mayhem when paramedics arrived on scene.
“These wet conditions on our roads are unprecedented and have the potential to be life-threatening.
“It takes one single thing to go wrong and your vehicle can become a weapon. Look after each other in these conditions.”