Woman killed after being hit by bus in Sydney’s inner west

Police are calling for witnesses to come forward after a woman was killed by a bus in Sydney’s inner west on Thursday night.

Emergency services were called to Gannon Street in Tempe about 8.30pm following reports a pedestrian had been hit by a truck.

NSW Ambulance said they dispatched four crews and a helicopter, but the woman died at the scene. She is yet to be formally identified.

The male driver of the bus escaped uninjured but was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for mandatory blood and alcohol testing.

“Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers,” NSW Police said.

In a separate incident, a critical incident investigation has been launched by police after a 27-year-old man was hit by a truck in Wollongong on Friday morning.

Police were called to the M1 Motorway just after midnight following reports a man was walking in the northbound lanes.

When an officer stopped on the motorway to speak to the man, the 27-year-old ran into traffic and was hit by a truck. He was treated at the scene and remained in a critical condition on Friday morning.

On Thursday, two people were also killed in a crash near Port Stephens.

Emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway at Tea Garden about 1.40pm following reports of a crash involving two cars and a motorcycle.

Police believe an Isuzu D-Max ute travelling southbound collided with a motorcycle and a Toyota station wagon, which were both travelling northbound.

The male motorcyclist died at the scene. The female driver of the Toyota became trapped in her car and also died at the scene a short time later. Both are yet to be formally identified.

The male driver of the Isuzu suffered minor injuries and was taken to John Hunter Hospital for mandatory blood and alcohol testing.

“An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is under way,” NSW Police said.

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