Around 10:30pm on November 17, emergency services were called to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of the Pacific Hwy and Elizabeth Bay Dve, Lake Munmorah. Central Coast Rescue Squad crews and emergency services arrived to find a two car accident at the location with one patient still trapped inside the vehicle, and two other patients injured.
Ambulance paramedics treated the patients and the trapped driver, while rescue crews began removing the driver’s side of the vehicle to assist extrication of the patient. Paramedics were treating the trapped patient for spinal precautions. After about half an hour, the patient was extricated from the vehicle and transported to the John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition. The intersection was closed for about an hour while the rescue took place. Investigations into the incident are ongoing.
Source: Website, Nov 18 Central Coast Rescue Squad Facebook page