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A group of good samaritans have been forced to jump from a rolling bus after coming to the aid of a driver who suffered a suspected medical episode.

Photos from the incident at Cordeaux Heights show the path of destruction carved by the bus before it came to rest in a front yard on Monday morning.

The driver, a man in his 60s, was treated at the scene by paramedics after suffering a suspected medical episode.

Members of the public came to his aid and entered the bus; however, it began to roll down the street, a NSW Police spokeswoman said.

They were forced to jump from the bus as it began to roll down Staff Road.

The bus hit two parked cars, a power pole and several bins that had been placed on the sidewalk before ending up in the front yard of a home.

Very lucky good samaritans escape out-of-control bus unscathed
Very lucky good samaritans escape out-of-control bus unscathed

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A bus ran into the front of a Wollongong home after rolling through the street, hitting two parked cars and a power pole, after the driver suffered a suspected medical episode.

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Supplied, NSW Ambulance.

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A power pole in Staff Road, Cordeaux Heights that was bent after an out-of-control bus rolled through the street.

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Very lucky good samaritans escape out-of-control bus unscathed
Very lucky good samaritans escape out-of-control bus unscathed

Supplied, NSW Ambulance.

A woman in her 50s suffered a minor head injury when she jumped from the vehicle.

Bystanders did an incredible job to assist the bus driver until emergency services arrived on scene, NSW Ambulance Inspector Norm Rees said.

One of these people sustained a head injury when the bus started to roll. Thankfully, it was minor and she was treated at the scene.

Its very lucky that nobody was more seriously injured.

The driver was taken to Wollongong Hospital in a stable condition.

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Very lucky good samaritans escape out-of-control bus unscathed
Very lucky good samaritans escape out-of-control bus unscathed

The out-of-control bus left rubbish strewn across the street.

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Very lucky good samaritans escape out-of-control bus unscathed
Very lucky good samaritans escape out-of-control bus unscathed
Very lucky good samaritans escape out-of-control bus unscathed
Very lucky good samaritans escape out-of-control bus unscathed
Very lucky good samaritans escape out-of-control bus unscathed
Very lucky good samaritans escape out-of-control bus unscathed
Very lucky good samaritans escape out-of-control bus unscathed
Very lucky good samaritans escape out-of-control bus unscathed