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Jessica Falkholt and sister Annabelle fighting to life after vehicle crash

Jessica Falkholt and sister Annabelle fighting to life after vehicle crash

The 29-year-old - who played Hope Morrison in the TV series in 2016 - is reported to be fighting for her life following the Boxing Day crash that took place on a highway along the New South Wales south coast of Australia.

The 50-year-old male driver, who has not been identified as of writing, was also killed upon impact.

Jessica Falkholt, pictured right in Home and Away, was rushed to hospitalWho is Jessica Falkholt and what character did she play in Home and Away?

The actress has also appeared in fantasy movie Harmony, which is due for released next year.

Meanwhile, police have also confirmed they are investigating the behaviour of Whitall, the driver of the other auto who was also killed - and are struggling to establish whether he was using his phone at the time of the collision.

Police have reportedly said that one of the cars was travelling on the wrong side of the road.

The sisters were airlifted to hospital where they remain in critical conditions.

They visited the family's home in Ryde, north-west of Sydney but after finding no-one there tracked down extended family members. The actress is now in St George Hospital and her sister is in Liverpool Hospital.

The triple fatal, along with numerous other crashes, have left 21 dead on the state's roads since 15 December, prompting pleas from police for safe driving.

NSW Police Chief Inspector Phil Brooks said the holidays were "meant to be a time of happiness" but "sadly for many this has resulted in tragedy".

NSW Police said later in a Tuesday, Dec. 26, tweet that another seven people were killed in vehicle crashes in the previous 24 hours.

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