Woman treated for limb injuries following Oakville crash

A driver was knocked unconscious but escaped serious injury after her car collided with a telegraph pole at Oakville.

A 64-year-old woman was travelling on Pitt Town Road in the late morning of Monday, January 7 when the car she was driving left the road and collided the the pole, a CareFlight statement said. 

Emergency crews assist at the scene of the incident. Picture: CareFlight.

Emergency crews assist at the scene of the incident. Picture: CareFlight.

“CareFlight’s rapid response rescue helicopter was tasked to Pitt Town Road in Oakville shortly before noon, landing in a vacant plot of land about 100 metres from the scene,” the statement said.

“The medical team were at the vehicle moments later, assisting NSW Ambulance paramedics to treat the woman.

“It’s understood the woman was initially knocked unconscious by the impact, however had regained consciousness as CareFlight’s specialist doctor assessed her in the vehicle.”

State Emergency Service (SES) and Rural Fire Service crews on scene assisted the medical team as they safely removed the woman from the crashed vehicle, the statement said.

The woman suffered upper limb injuries in the incident.

“CareFlight’s critical care medical team provided ongoing care for the woman as she was taken by road ambulance to hospital in a stable condition,” the statement said.