A woman has been flown to Tamworth after a car crash at Willow Tree.
Emergency services were called to the New England Highway 5 kilometres south of Willow Tree at around 10am following reports of a single vehicle accident.
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was also called to the scene where a vehicle had left the road and gone off the side of a bridge and down an embankment.
A 20-year-old woman was trapped for some time, she suffered two broken legs and was flown by the helicopter to the Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital in a stable condition.
The highway was closed but has since reopened in both directions.
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