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Update: Accident at BENDALONG

As at 3:00pm One lane of the Princes Highway is now open following a fatal car crash near Bendalong Road, but you should still avoid the area if you can. Stop/slow traffic control is in place past the crash site but there are significant delays. Delay travel if possible, or allow plenty of extra travel time.

Photos: Live Traffic NSW

Earlier: About 10.45am (Tuesday 26 December 2017), emergency services attended the site on the Princes Highway at Mondayong, about 400m north of the Bendalong turnoff, where three people – from two separate cars – died Two women have been airlifted and remain in a critical condition. Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit are at the scene and the Princes Highway remains blocked in both directions.One lane will be opened shortly to assist with traffic flow. Accident at BENDALONG Princes Hwy near Bendalong Rd

ACCIDENT Car, Van Emergency services along with a rescue helicopter assisted with the seriously injured occupants. The NSW Police Crash Investigation Unit have also been dispatched to the crash site.Due to the serious nature of this crash the highway is expected to remain closed for an extended period of time. No forecast of the highway reopening is available at this time.

Heavy traffic conditions. Expect significant delays.

Impact: Impact Highway closed in both directions.

Diversions: Light vehicles - northbound via Kings Highway and Braidwood-Nowra Road (Nerriga Road, Braidwood Road and Albatross Road). Southbound diversion is northbound diversion in reverse.

Heavy vehicles - use Hume Highway in both directions or expect to park.

Attending: Emergency service(s) Advice: Avoid the area Allow extra travel time

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