Kings Highway closed in both directions due to multi-vehicle accident | Goulburn post

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Update Friday 9pm Two people have been airlifted to separate hospitals following a multi-vehicle crash on the Kings Highway. Emergency services responded to the crash 26km east of Braidwood in Manar at 5pm on Friday. A spokesperson for NSW Ambulance said it was a lorry and two cars. The service responded with two road crews and two rescue helicopters. They treated three people at the scene. A man, believed to be in his 20s and driving a sports car, was airlifted to hospital in Canberra with serious chest injuries. It is understood that the truck driver was not seriously injured. A woman, who was driving a car and believed to be in her 50s, was airlifted to hospital in Liverpool with serious leg injuries. Police and the Mulloon and Bungendore RFS Brigades were also present. The Kings Highway remains closed in both directions and traffic diversions are in place Friday 5 p.m. The Traffic Management Center advises that the Kings Highway is closed in both directions at Manar, between Braidwood and Bungendore, due to a multi-vehicle accident on Jamaleopa Road. Motorists are advised to avoid the area or allow sufficient extra travel time. READ MORE: Emergency services respond to fatal crash on Kings Highway in Mulloon Light vehicles can detour through Tarago and Oallen using Tarago Road, Lumley Road, Cullulla Road, Sandy Point Road, Oallen Ford Road, Oallen Road and Nerriga Road instead. Heavy vehicles are parked. ALSO READ: Man Extradited From ACT Following 2019 Hume Highway Crash Epidemiologist Mary-Louise McLaws Explains Effectiveness Of Masks Against Omicron Variant Of COVID Emergency Services And Paramedics traffic crews react. The crash follows a fatal crash on the Kings Highway in Mulloon at 12.15pm on Thursday. A 51-year-old man died at the scene. Motorists can stay up to date with the latest traffic information by downloading the Live Traffic NSW app, visiting www.livetraffic.com or calling 132 701.

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