Two women and baby injured in single-vehicle crash near Forster

Two women and a five-month-old baby have been taken to hospital following a single-vehicle crash in the state’s north today.

Just before 1.30pm (Monday 17 January 2021), emergency services were called to Wallanbah Road, Firefly – about 36km west of Forster – following reports a vehicle had left the roadway and collided with a fence and flipped.

The driver – a 27-year-old woman – and two passengers – a 46-year-old woman and five-month-old baby boy – sustained serious injuries.

All three were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle.

The women remain in a serious condition, while the baby is in a critical condition.

Officers attached to Manning/Great Lakes Police District established a crime scene, which will be examined by specialist officers from the Crash Investigation Unit.

Local road diversions remain in place. Motorists are urged to avoid the area and check www.livetraffic.com for updates.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or who has dashcam vision from the area is urged to contact police immediately.

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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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