Two in critical condition after crash near Morisset

A man and a teenage girl are in a critical condition after a crash in the Lake Macquarie region today.

About 1.40pm (Sunday 23 August 2020), emergency services were called to Wangi Road, Dora Creek, following reports of a crash involving a Hyundai hatchback towing a box trailer and a Holden Kruse sedan.

Police have been told the Hyundai stopped on the side of the road and the occupants – an 84-year-old man, a 57-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl – were out of the vehicle when the crash occurred.

The man and teenage girl were taken to John Hunter Hospital where they are both reported to be in a critical condition.

The woman sustained abrasions and was also taken to John Hunter Hospital.

The Holden driver, an 87-year-old woman, was not injured, however, she has also been taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Lake Macquarie Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Police are urging any witnesses, or those with dashcam footage, to contact Crime Stoppers.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

/Public Release. The material in this public release comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here.