SYDNEY BUS INVOLVED IN FATAL CAR COLLISION: PARRAMATTA

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A WOMAN aged in her 40s has died after a car and bus collided in Parramatta, NSW, this morning, where emergency services remain at the scene, NSW Police reports.

SYDNEY BUS INVOLVED IN FATAL CAR COLLISION: PARRAMATTA
The bus and car collided at Argyle Street, near the intersection with O'Connell Street. (ABC News)

Officers from Parramatta Police Area Command were called to Argyle Street, near the intersection with O’Connell Street, shortly after 8.00am after the sedan and bus collided.

The front-seat passenger in the sedan - a woman believed to be aged in her 40s - was unable to be freed from the wreckage and has died at the scene, police confirm.

The driver of the sedan - a man believed to be also aged in his 40s - and the male bus driver have been taken to nearby Westmead Hospital with minor injuries and for mandatory testing, police state.

There were no passengers on the bus at the time, the police add.

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WITNESS APPEAL

Argyle Street is closed between O’Connell and Pitt streets and traffic is expected to be disrupted in the area for some time, and officers from the Crash Investigation Unit (CIU) and Parramatta PAC will be investigating the incident, police report.

The police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash, or who has dashcam vision, or has any information about this incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au, where information is treated in strict confidence.

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

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