Crime scene set up as ute driver dies in crash with bus

A man has died after the ute he was driving hit a bus in Sydney’s west on Monday morning.

About 6.40am, emergency services were called to Polding Street at Faifield, after reports the bus – with no passengers – and ute collided.

“The driver of the (ute), a man believed to be aged in his 30s, died at the scene,” Police confirmed in a statement.


“The male driver of the bus suffered shock and has been taken to Fairfield Hospital for mandatory testing.”

“Officers from Fairfield Police Area Command have established a crime scene and will investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.”

It has caused some disruption to peak hour traffic, with diversion in place as police examine the scene.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.