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MAN AIRLIFTED TO HOSPITAL AFTER A CRASH INVOLVING A CEMENT TRUCK

A man has been airlifted to hospital in a serious but stable condition after his car collided with a fully loaded cement truck in Taree.

Emergency services were called to the intersection of Wingham Road and Potoroo Drive just before 1 o’clock to find three vehicles damaged in the crash.

“One of the drivers of the motor vehicles was trapped, he was extracted from the vehicle by fire brigade and rescue crews” – Sargent Michael Martin – Manning Great Lakes Highway Patrol Command.

The 80-year-old man suffered head, chest and spinal injuries while a female driver was taken to Manning Base in a stable condition.

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