Police call for witnesses after truck driver flees collision that left bus driver trapped

Police have urged witnesses to come forward after a truck driver fled the scene of a collision that trapped a bus driver in St Kilda. Firefighters attended the scene at the intersection of Barkly Street and St Kilda Road on Thursday afternoon after the bus driver was trapped by a traffic sign. He was freed after about 20 minutes and suffered injuries that were not life threatening.

A bus driver was trapped after a collision with a truck in St KIlda.

A bus driver was trapped after a collision with a truck in St KIlda.Credit:Nine News

Seven passengers were reportedly on board at the time of the accident, and one was treated by paramedics.

The injured passenger and the bus driver were taken to hospital.

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