Penrith woman and Bidwell boy critical after accident at Werrington

UPDATE: The driver of the sedan, a 14-year-old boy from Bidwill, is also in a critical condition.

A Penrith woman remains in a critical condition in hospital after a head-on collision in Werrington on Thursday night.

The accident on Dunheved Rd at Werrington on Thursday night. Photo: Top Notch Video

The accident on Dunheved Rd at Werrington on Thursday night. Photo: Top Notch Video

The 27-year-old Penrith woman was trapped in a ute for about an hour before being taken to Westmead Hospital with serious leg injuries.

Her passenger, a 16-year-old boy also from Penrith, was taken to Westmead Hospital where he’s reported to be in a stable condition.

Emergency services were called to Dunheved Road at Werrington about 7.35pm on Thursday, after a Holden Commodore sedan and a Holden Commodore utility collided head-on.

Police said the driver of the sedan, a 14-year-old boy from Bidwill, was taken to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead with serious abdominal injuries and fractures.

A 14-year-old boy, from Blackett, and a 16-year-old boy, from Hassall Grove, escaped with minor injuries and were also taken to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

A back-seat passenger in the sedan, an 18-year-old man from Mt Druitt, was taken to Westmead Hospital with leg injuries.

The Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit attended and conducted forensic examination of the scene.

A police investigation is underway to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the crash.

Police are urging anyone who saw the vehicles prior to the crash, or anyone with dash-cam footage, to come forward.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/.