Woman dies in hospital after crash – East Gosford

A woman has died in hospital following a multi-vehicle crash on the Central Coast earlier this week.

About 10.50am on Monday (20 March 2023), emergency services responded to reports of a three-vehicle crash on The Entrance Road at East Gosford.

It is understood that a BMW travelling west and a Mazda 2 and Ford Ranger – both travelling east – collided.

The driver of the Mazda, a 70-year-old woman, was freed from the vehicle by emergency services, before being airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital in a critical condition, where she died yesterday (Wednesday 22 March 2023).

The driver of the BMW – a 71-year-old man – was taken to Gosford Hospital for treatment of various injuries and mandatory testing.

The 51-year-old Ford driver was taken to hospital as a precaution and has since been released.

Officers attached to Brisbane Waters Police District established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit.

As crash investigators continue their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash, anyone who may have information or dashcam vision is urged to contact local police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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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