One dead, several injured in horror Princes Highway crash
A driver is dead and a passenger is fighting for life after a crash on the Princes Highway outside of Wollongong.
A police spokesman said one patient died at the scene and three others were injured when two vehicles collided southbound at Figtree about 7.15pm on Friday.
According to NSW Ambulance, a teenager was airlifted to Westmead Children’s Hospital in a critical condition, while paramedics rushed two children to Wollongong Hospital.
The two children were both later taken to Westmead Children’s Hospital in a critical condition.
“No words can describe the scene that we were faced (with) this evening,” NSW Ambulance acting inspector Nathan O’Brien said in a statement.
“Going to a road accident when we know there are children involved is always difficult for first responders.
“Multiple patients with serious injuries can create a very challenging environment for paramedic crews. It is our responsibility to do everything we can to provide life-saving treatment.”