A young woman has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after she and two others were injured in a high-speed two vehicle crash near Gundagai in NSW this afternoon.
Police say the accident happened on the Hume Highway near the ‘Dog on the Tucker Box’ shortly after 2.30pm AEDT.
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It’s understood a Ford Falcon sedan travelling north crashed into a Mitsubishi sedan turning onto the highway from the service station.
The driver of the Mitsubishi, a woman believed to be aged in her late teens or early 20s, was critically injured.
She was airlifted to hospital by a Snowy Hydro SouthCare helicopter which landed on the highway.
The driver and passenger of the Ford, a man and woman, were treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital with serious injuries.
A crime scene has been established by officers from Cootamundra Local Area Command and investigations are continuing.
The Hume Highway is partially closed in both directions as investigations take place.