Young woman suffers critical injuries in crash in Blacktown

A woman remains in hospital suffering life-threatening injuries following a crash at Blacktown last night, NSW Police say.

Shortly before 7.30pm (Monday 13 August 2018), a 24-year-old woman was travelling east on the Great Western Highway in her Suzuki Swift when she came to a stop at the intersection of Flushcombe Road.

A Hino tipper truck, being driven by a 35-year-old man, and was also travelling east on the Great Western Highway when he collided with the rear of the stationary Suzuki.

The driver of the Swift suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Westmead Hospital where she remains in a critical condition.

The driver of the tipper was also taken to hospital for mandatory tests; he was not injured.

Officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit attended the scene and have commenced inquiries.

They are calling for anyone who may have witnessed the crash, and have not yet spoken to police, to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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