Car in crash with cement truck at Windang

UPDATE 6:30pm:

Lake Illawarra police are investigating who is at fault of a serious multi-vehicle accident at Primbee which left two in hospital on Wednesday.

A 32-year-old woman had to be cut from the wreckage of a white station-wagon after it collided with a cement mixing truck on Windang Road around 2pm.

Both left side doors had to be ripped off in the process.

Lake Illawarra Sergeant Jason Harrison said it appears the vehicle may have tried to turn right from Bakers Lane, colliding with the truck before bouncing into a third vehicle.

The woman was airlifted to St George Hospital and is now recovering in a stable condition and luckily has no life-threatening injuries.

The 42-year-old female driver was taken to Wollongong Hospital to be assessed and is now assisting police with inquiries.

Ambulance NSW Illawarra district officer Inspector Terry Morrow said a backseat younger female passenger was unharmed but went with the driver to hospital as support.

The male truck driver, aged 52, was treated by paramedics at the scene for shock.

While an elderly couple in the third car went uninjured.

It comes just a week after another three-vehicle accident involving a truck claimed the life of 18-year-old Jesse Brown, in nearly the same spot on Windang Road.

Local resident Sharon Theile witnessed the loud crashes of both accidents before running outside to see the commotion.

“We just heard a screech and knew someone had hit something and went ‘oh no, it’s the same time as last week’,” she said.

Ms Theile said she was often worried about drivers “flying down the road” and not taking care when merging or turning.

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