A woman and two children are fighting for life after their car collided with a truck in the New South Wales Riverina.
Emergency crews rushed to the intersection of the Snowy Mountains Highway and Gocup Road in Tumut just after 3pm yesterday, following reports of a serious crash.
Upon arrival, they found a 29-year-old woman and two girls, aged ten and four, trapped inside the car.
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After being freed by emergency services, the woman and children were treated for serious head injuries.
The trio were then airlifted to hospital in a critical condition.
The woman was taken to Canberra Hospital, while the girls were transported to Westmead Hospital.
The truck driver, a 58-year-old man, managed to escape uninjured and was taken to Tumut Hospital for mandatory testing.
A crime scene has been established and the Crash Investigation Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision.