AN injured woman and man have been flown to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital following a multi-vehicle accident at Whittingham.
The Westpac rescue helicopter picked the patients up from the crash scene on the New England Highway.
The accident happened about 8.45am near the Golden Highway.
A truck and three cars were involved.
The woman, 40, suffered multiple injuries and the man, 35, minor injuries.
The highway was closed while an extensive clean-up operation is under way, but all lanes are now open.
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