Five injured in two-vehicle crash in Cooma

Photo: Queensland Police

Five people, including two children have been injured following a two vehicle crash in the Snowy Mountains today, NSW Police say.

Just before 1pm today, emergency services were called to the Monaro Highway, Cooma after reports of a crash.

Initial inquiries suggest a blue Volvo travelling in a southerly direction on the Monaro Highway collided head-on with White Kia Sportage travelling north.

The driver of the Volvo, a 55-year-old woman and two passengers aged 15 and 11 sustained injuries as a result of the crash.

The driver of the Kia, an 84-year-old man and his passenger, a 77-year-old woman, also sustained injuries.

The Volvo driver and the Kia passenger were both airlifted to Canberra Hospital. The driver of the Kia was taken to Canberra Hospital and the two children were taken to Cooma Hospital.

The children have since been released from hospital and the three adults remain in serious but stable condition.

The Monaro Highway, which police closed after the crash with contraflow and diversions in place, was re-opened at 6pm.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.

/Public Release.