Woman airlifted to hospital after crash

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A woman has been airlifted to Geraldton after two cars collided on Brand Highway near Dongara this morning.

Police said a blue Peugeot 206 convertible and a grey Ford Territory SUV were travelling in opposite directions when the accident happened 1.5km north of Kailis Drive about 6.20am.

A female passenger from one car, believed to be aged in her 20s, was seriously injured and was taken by ambulance to Eneabba for evacuation by rescue chopper to Geraldton.

Police said two men and a woman suffered minor injuries and were taken to Dongara Hospital.

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The highway has been closed in both directions from Midlands Road to Kailis Drive.

Police said light vehicles may be able to be managed around the site, but heavy vehicle drivers were urged to find an alternative route or expect delays.

“Major Crash officers will be attending the scene, and it is not known how long the roads closure will be in place,” a police spokesman said.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who saw either vehicle before the crash are asked to contact police.

Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au

Information on the road closure is available on the Mains Roads WA website.

If you or someone you know is a victim of road trauma phone Road Trauma Support WA on 9420 7262.

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