Man charged for running red light and colliding with a bus, killing his female passenger

A man whose car hit a bus, killing his passenger, in Sydney on Saturday was charged by police and taken into custody.

The BMW driver is facing charges of dangerous and negligent driving and driving through a red light.

A 46-year-old woman died at the scene of the accident.

She was unable to be freed from the wreckage after the man’s grey BMW sedan collided with the bus.

The BMW driver, 54, was charged after he was released from hospital, after suffering minor injuries.

The 66-year-old bus driver was also taken to hospital with minor injuries. The bus was carrying no passengers at the time.

The BMW driver will appear in court on June 9.