Two airlifted to hospital after high-impact crash on Princes Highway

Two people have been airlifted to hospital and three others, including two children aged under eight, have been injured in a high-impact two-car crash on the NSW South Coast.

The accident happened on the Princes Highway at Lake Conjola around 4pm on Saturday.

Police said a Nissan Navara was traveling south along the highway when it was struck by a Honda CRV which had turned right onto the highway from Lake Conjola Road.


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The driver of the Honda, a 34-year-old woman, was trapped in the wreckage for some time before being cut free by emergency services.

Both the woman and the driver of the Nissan Navara, a 64-year-old man, were treated at the scene by paramedics for suspected head and pelvic injuries before they were each airlifted to Canberra Hospital.

Three other occupants of the Honda, a 37-year-old man and two boys aged eight and one were also treated at the scene before being taken to Shoalhaven Hospital for observation.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are continuing.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.