Man charged over car and bus crash that killed woman, 46, in Parramatta

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The driver of a grey BMW has been charged after the death of his female passenger. (ABC News)

A man has been charged after a fatal car and bus crash in Sydney’s west yesterday. 

At about 8:00am on Saturday morning, emergency services were called to Argyle Street, near the intersection with O’Connell Street in Parramatta, where a grey BMW and a bus had collided.

The passenger in the car’s front seat, a 46-year-old woman, was unable to be freed from the wreckage and died at the scene. 

There were no passengers on the bus.

The 54-year-old driver of the BMW and the 66-year-old bus driver were taken to Westmead Hospital for mandatory testing. 

Police arrested the man after his release from hospital and he was charged with dangerous driving occasioning death-drive manner dangerous, negligent driving (occasioning death) and proceed through red traffic light (not toll booth).

His licence has also been suspended.

Police have appealed for witnesses with dashcam footage of the incident to come forward.

The man was given conditional bail and is due to appear at Parramatta Local Court on Wednesday, June 9.

In a separate incident, an 18-year-old woman has been charged after her SUV allegedly clipped the back of a trail bike on Saturday causing the death of the motorcyclist.

Police arrived at Parramatta Road, near the intersection of Nyrang Street, shortly before 3:00pm where they performed first aid on the rider, believed to be in his 20s.

He was then taken to Westmead Hospital where he later died.

The Guildford West woman, who is a P2 licence holder, has been charged with negligent driving occasioning death.

She has been granted conditional bail to appear in Burwood Local Court on May 13.

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