Woman and child seriously injured in crash – Albion Park Rail

Police are investigating after a woman and boy were seriously injured in a crash on the state’s South Coast yesterday.

Just before 2pm (Thursday 20 August 2020), emergency services were called to the Princes Highway, near Kaylaur Crescent, at Albion Park Rail, after a Mitsubishi Lancer and Toyota Hiace van collided head-on in the southbound lane.

The driver of the Mitsubishi, a 48-year-old woman, was taken to Wollongong Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

A two-year-old boy was airlifted to Sydney Children’s Hospital in a serious but stable condition, while a four-year-old girl was taken to Wollongong Hospital in a stable condition.

The Toyota driver, a 28-year-old man, was treated at the scene by paramedics for minor injuries.

Officers from Lake Illawarra Police District established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit.

Inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash continue and anyone with information or who may have dashcam footage are urged 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.

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