Woman in critical condition after crash near Karuah

A woman is in a critical condition following a single vehicle crash in the Hunter.

Emergency services were called to The Bucketts Way at Limeburners Creek, approximately 20km north-east of Karuah, about 5.30pm yesterday (Tuesday 18 August 2020).

It’s understood a Hyundai ix35 was travelling west when the vehicle lost control and rolled several times before crashing through a fence and impacting a tree.

The driver and sole occupant – a 51-year-old woman – was trapped in the vehicle for a short period of time before passing motorists stopped to render assistance.

The woman was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics at the scene before being airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition.

As police conduct inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash, officers are asking any witnesses to come forward.

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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