Woman critical, multiple injured in head-on crash

Police continue investigations into a serious head-on crash in Sydney’s west in which six people were injured.

Emergency services were called to Dunheved Road at Werrington about 7.35pm (Thursday 12 October 2017), after a Holden Commodore sedan and a Holden Commodore utility collided head-on.

The driver of the utility, a 27-year-old woman, was trapped for about an hour before being taken to Westmead Hospital where she remains in a critical condition with serious leg injuries.

Her passenger, a 16-year-old boy, was also taken to Westmead Hospital where he’s reported to be in a stable condition. Both are from Penrith.

The driver of the sedan, a 14-year-old boy from Bidwill, was taken to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead with serious abdominal injuries and fractures.

A 14-year-old boy, from Blackett, and a 16-year-old boy, from Hassall Grove, escaped with minor injuries and were also taken to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

A back-seat passenger in the sedan, an 18-year-old man from Mt Druitt, was taken to Westmead Hospital with leg injuries.

The Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit attended and conducted forensic examination of the scene.

An investigation is underway to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the crash.

Police are urging anyone who saw the vehicles prior to the crash, or anyone with dash-cam footage, to come forward.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Police remind people they should not report crime information via their social media pages.

Source: NSW Police

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