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AustraliaThree people are hit by buses in Melbourne in 24 hours - with two in a critical condition

03:40  20 july  2019
03:40  20 july  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Buses in Melbourne , Australia, are a major form of public transport in Melbourne , with an extensive bus network. There are 346 routes in operation with a varying range of service frequencies, (including Night Network, excluding Kew School Services)

On Sunday night, three teenagers were injured - one critically - when a bus mounted the footpath and hit a bus shelter in Parramatta. A 16-year-old girl was "crushed" and trapped under the wheel of the bus for more than an hour before being freed and transported to Westmead Hospital in a critical

Three people are hit by buses in Melbourne in 24 hours - with two in a critical condition © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Two people are in life threatening conditions after two separate buses hit them in Melbourne on Friday (file image) An elderly man and a teenage boy are in a critical condition after being hit by two separate buses on the same day in Melbourne.

A 70-year-old was involved in a bus collision on Friday night in Menzies Creek while another teenager sustained life threatening injuries when he was hit by another bus in Doreen.

Both have been airlifted to hospital and are currently in life threatening conditions.

A spokeswoman from Victoria Police told Daily Mail Australia the young boy was hit at the intersection of Vantage Point Boulevard and Bridge Inn Road shortly before 5pm.

Another passenger on the bus sustained non life-threatening injuries.

The elderly man was struck at Belgrave-Gembrook Road shortly before 7pm. No others were harmed.

Police are urging any witnesses to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Credit card Opal payments for Sydney buses.
Contactless transport payments will be rolled out to Opal-enabled buses from August, NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance announced on Sunday. "Launching this technology on buses marks the final piece in the contactless payments puzzle and we expect all buses on the Opal network to be able to accept credit and debit cards by the end of September," Mr Constance said in a statement. It follows the rollout of the technology to the state's trains in November last year.

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