A WOMAN was taken to hospital in a critical condition after being cut from the wreckage of her car following a collision with a bus carrying schoolchildren at Speers Point.
An Ambulance Service of NSW spokeswoman said paramedics attended the accident at The Esplanade about 2.45pm.
The woman suffered significant head and arm injuries and had to be cut from her car.
She was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition.
The spokeswoman said no one else needed treatment.
The bus had been full of schoolchildren.