Another airlift from the Bucketts Way

Westpac Rescue Helicopter getting ready to airlift injured person from car accident on the Bucketts Way. Photo: Anne Keen

Westpac Rescue Helicopter getting ready to airlift injured person from car accident on the Bucketts Way. Photo: Anne Keen

Update:

Westpac Rescue Helicopter has reported it has flown another injured woman from the scene of the two car accident this morning (Wednesday, March 14) on the Bucketts Way east of Gloucester.

It’s reported the 80 year old has been taken to hospital via the Tamworth helicopter after the Newcastle service had already been at the scene.

She’s reported to have chest and pelvic injuries as a result of the accident and is in a stable condition.

Earlier Update:

Newcastle Westpac Rescue Helicopter is currently flying a 19 year old woman with a head injury to John Hunter Hospital after a two car vehicle accident on the Bucketts Way at Bakers Creek earlier this morning (Wednesday, March 14).

It’s reported a second patient believed to be a woman was taken by ambulance to Gloucester Soldiers' Memorial Hospital where the Tamworth helicopters clinical team are assisting in treatment.

A third person was taken to Gloucester hospital by ambulance also reportedly with minor injuries no details available.

The father of one of the injured women was at the scene of the accident and indicated that his daughter was okay.

Police and emergency services are working together at the scene of the accident located just east of Bakers Creek Road on the Bucketts Way, east of Gloucester.

The road has been closed between Wallanbah Road and Belbora Creek Road since early Wednesday morning. MidCoast Council staff have been assisting with diverting traffic around the area.

Police said its unclear how long the road will remained closed.

Emergency service and police at the scene of the accident. Photo Anne Keen

Emergency service and police at the scene of the accident. Photo Anne Keen

Earlier:

The Bucketts Way is closed between Krambach and Gloucester due to a car accident on the morning of Wednesday, March 14.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter has been called to the two car motor vehicle accident near at Bakers Creek. 

Motorists are urged to avoid the area as the road is closed between Bakers Creek Road and Belbora Creek Road.

Emergency services are on the scene and MidCoast Council road staff are assisting with traffic diversion.