Woman seriously injured in Muswellbrook

A WOMAN is in a serious condition following an accident in Muswellbrook tonight.

She is suffering from severe head injuries after being hit by a motor vehicle near the war memorial near Aberdeen Street about 7.30pm.

The woman is being transferred to Muswellbrook District Hospital to get a helicopter service to travel to John Hunter Hospital.

The New England Highway has been closed in both directions and police are redirecting traffic.

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