Entertainer crushed under wayward bus

A MAN who may have been a Sydney sketch artist was killed by a bus which drove into a restaurant in inner city Haymarket on Sunday.

The bus lurched into a crowd on the footpath near a restaurant on Hay Street at about noon on Sunday.

Witnesses told Fairfax Media the bus slowly veered off the road and then ran over the man, believed to be a sketch artist working on the footpath.

Police, who have cordoned the area off, reported witnesses saying the man was hit by the bus and became trapped beneath it.

A brief will be prepared for the coroner, while police and forensic experts began investigating the circumstances surrounding the death on Sunday afternoon.

The death was the latest in a string of similar pedestrian deaths in Sydney.


Fashion festival turns the Bay into glamorous runway

Fashion festival turns the Bay into glamorous runway

The event will feature swimwear, resort and evening wear runways

Photo of Kelly Slater on top of Chris Hemsworth goes viral

Photo of Kelly Slater on top of Chris Hemsworth goes viral

Looks like their 'bromance' is getting serious

Sign on for BK Classic or Willsy X Groms

Sign on for BK Classic or Willsy X Groms

BK Classic and Willsy X Grom sign ons are open

Local Partners