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Australia One dead, several injured in horror NSW crash

14:40  05 march  2021
14:40  05 march  2021 Source:   9news.com.au

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A woman is dead and at least one other victim is fighting for life after a crash on the Princes Highway outside of Wollongong.

A police spokesman said two vehicles collided southbound at Figtree about 7.15pm on Friday and one woman died at the scene.

Crash investigators were still trying to confirm details hours later, as police and ambulance both offered slightly different accounts of the incident.

A NSW Police spokesman told 9News.com.au another woman travelling in the same car as the woman killed in the crash was airlifted to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.

a airplane that is on a train track near a fence: NSW Ambulance said two helicopters were on the scene of the horror smash, outside of Wollongong. © 9News NSW Ambulance said two helicopters were on the scene of the horror smash, outside of Wollongong.

Two children travelling in the back seat were taken to Wollongong Hospital, the spokesman added.

While the driver of the other vehicle was visibly unharmed, they were also taken to hospital for assessment.

Earlier reports had indicated as many as five cars were involved in the smash.

A NSW Ambulance spokeswoman told 9News.com.au that 12 ambulance crews and two helicopters were called to the scene and treated four patients.

The police spokesman said diversions were in place and crash unit investigators were on the way to the scene.

Victoria Police plead for caution after four killed, more injured and roads closed after crashes .
Victorian police issue a plea for motorists to take care this Labour Day long weekend after four people are killed, more are rushed to hospital and a major Melbourne road is closed in a series of horror crashes. A 32-year-old man from Glen Waverley was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a crash near the intersections of the major Eastern Freeway and Chandler Highway in Kew.Police believe the 72-year-old driver of a Honda station wagon may have had a medical episode before exiting the freeway onto the highway about 12:00pm on Sunday.

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