Two people have been seriously injured after a crash in the Hunter Valley overnight, NSW Police say.
About 7.28pm (Sunday 14 October 2018) yesterday a Toyota Hilux, travelling west, and a Mitsubishi Pajero, travelling east, collided on Lake Road at Elrington, 10km east of Cessnock.
A 26-year-old man, who was the driver and sole occupant of the utility, and the 18-year-old female driver of the Pajero were seriously injured. Both have been taken to john Hunter Hospital.
A male passenger in the 4WD was also taken to hospital to be checked as a precaution, while a second passenger escaped injury.
Crash investigation police are continuing their inquiries into the events leading up to the collision.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.