Bus crashes near Harden, injuring 28 people

Lachlan Roberts 27 September 2019
Harden bus crash

All patients have been transported to Harden Hospital for assessment. Photo: Supplied NSW Ambulance.

Twenty-eight people have been injured after a bus crashed near Harden, 125 kilometres north-west of Canberra, this morning.

Around 8:15 am, emergency services were called to Burley Griffin Way, Harden after reports that a coach was involved in a single-vehicle crash.

Officers from Young Police Station, NSW Fire & Rescue and NSW Ambulance paramedics attended the scene.

Photo: Supplied by the Hume Police District.

A male driver and 27 adults and children were on board the bus when it crashed. Twenty-five of the passengers were transferred to Harden hospital with a range of minor injuries.

A 14-year-old boy with a fractured leg and a 65 year-old-woman with suspected head injuries were airlifted to Canberra Hospital.

The driver is assisting police with inquiries.

A crime scene is in place at the location and the Major Crash Task Force are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Photo: Supplied by the Hume Police District.

 


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