'Disturbing' Scenes As Ute Crashes Into Bus Stop
One person is critical and three others injured after a ute slammed into a bus stop on one of Sydney's busiest roads.
Emergency services were called to Victoria Park at Broadway on Parramatta Road at around 1:30pm on Tuesday.
Fire and Rescue NSW said a ute had collided with a bus stop causing multiple injuries with several people transported to hospital.
NSW Ambulance Superintendent Catherine Rallings said one man in his 70s was in a critical condition in hospital suffering from head injuries.
Three other male patients were transported to hospital in semi-critical conditions suffering from leg injuries.
Police said one male pedestrian was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious but stable condition while another was taken to Royal Prince Alfred for non-life-threatening leg injuries.
One of the patients, believed to be a male driver in his 40s, was extracted from his car by police rescue crews.
Police said he was taken to St Vincent's Hospital for minor injuries and mandatory testing.
Rallings said 10 ambulance vehicles responded to the incident, including intensive care paramedics, supervisors and a chaplain.
"The scene they were confronted with was quite chaotic," Rallings said.
"It was a very disturbing scene with multiple patients."
The busy bus stop on Paramatta Road has been severely damaged and three of four westbound lanes remain closed with police clearing the area.
Buses are also not stopping at the Victoria Park bus stop.
Police have launched an investigation but said the crash does not appear to be deliberate.
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