Jessica Falkholt: Home and Away actress critical after crash

December 28, 2017 2:39 am
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An Australian actress and her sister are in a critical condition following a Boxing Day car crash which killed their parents and 50 year old man.

Jessica Falkholt, 27, appeared on TV soap Home and Away in 2016, playing the character of Hope Morrison.

She and her sister Annabelle, 21, were seriously injured in the crash highway crash near Ulladulla, New South Wales.

Home and Away cast members have been sending support to the actress, who appeared in several films and TV shows.

Motorists who witnessed the crash pulled the sisters from the burning wreckage, local media reported. They were airlifted to Sydney hospitals.

Police said the three people who died had suffered intense burns.

Assistant Commissioner Michael Corboy called the crash “an absolute tragedy” and pleaded for motorists in the state to drive safely.

There have been 22 deaths on Australian roads since 15 December.