Two trucks, car involved in crash on Olympic Highway

Two trucks, car involved in crash on Olympic Highway

Two females have been taken to hospital following a crash on the Olympic Highway near Young on Monday afternoon.

About 12.19pm, a car travelling on the Olympic Highway towards Young was waiting to turn right onto Pestells Lane when it was hit from behind by a heavy vehicle travelling in the same direction.

The car was pushed into the southbound lane where it collided with a second heavy vehicle.

Young's NSW Fire and Rescue unit responded to free the two females who were trapped in the car.

Photo: Fire and Rescue NSW

Photo: Fire and Rescue NSW

They were taken to hospital by NSW Ambulance paramedics.

Both lanes on the Olympic Highway have been closed and diversions were put in place.

The clean up was continuing at 2.30pm, however police say the road should be open about 3pm.

Police are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.