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Woman seriously injured in Christmas Day car accident


It wasn’t a Merry Christmas for one elderly motorist who was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital following a multiple vehicle accident near Paterson.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) was tasked by NSW Ambulance to Duns Creek just after 10am on Sunday 25 December.

It followed reports of a severe two-car crash on Woodville Road.

Paramedics and the chopper’s Critical Care Medical Team stabilised a woman in her 80s, who had suffered numerous injuries in the accident.

She was conveyed to John Hunter Hospital in a serious condition for further treatment.

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