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Head on collision on Wilton Road

SIX people have been taken to hospital after a head-on collision between two cars 5km south of Appin tonight.

The crash happened about 8.15pm (5 October) on Wilton Road, when a southbound vehicle, containing three men, and a northbound vehicle,with a family of four on board, collided.

Two men from the first vehicle and all family members, including two girls, have been taken to Liverpool Hospital.

One man from the first vehicle is reported to be in a serious condition while the other five escaped with relatively minor injuries. A seventh person, from the first vehicle, was shocked but not injured and was treated at the scene.

Wilton Road is closed in both directions with diversions in place.It’s expected the road will be closed for some time while officers from the Crash Investigation Unit examine the scene.

About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in the Sydney and Illawarra regions of NSW for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.

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