Police appeal for witnesses to serious crash in Jewells

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious crash in the Lake Macquarie area last week.

About 10.20am on Wednesday 25 March 2020, a gold Toyota Camry, being driven by a 60-year-old woman, was travelling south on the Pacific Highway at Jewells.

At the same time, a silver Toyota Camry, being driven by a 73-year-old woman, was travelling west on Ntaba Road when the two cars collided at the intersection of Ntaba Road and the Pacific Highway.

The drivers of both cars suffered serious injuries and were taken to John Hunter Hospital, where they remain in a critical condition.

A crime scene was established by Lake Macquarie Police District, with the circumstances of the crash being investigated by officers from the Hunter Crash Investigation Unit.

As inquiries continue, police are requesting anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who has dashcam footage, to contact police.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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