Rutherford New England Hwy accident

TRAFFIC has resumed on the New England Highway after an accident at Rutherford closed a westbound lane this morning.

Roads and Maritime Services issued a warning about 7.40am for the accident near Alexandra Avenue at Rutherford.

The alert said the accident had involved a car and truck, with a parked car pushed into a nearby front yard.

The traffic alert was lifted after about an hour.

Paramedics said a woman and child were taken to Maitland Hospital in a stable condition after three people were assessed on scene.

An Ambulance NSW spokeswoman said there had been no ‘‘significant’’ injuries

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