Investigations are underway following a crash near Wollongong.
Just before 8am (Wednesday 18 October 2017), police and emergency services responded to reports of a two-car crash at Hunter and Napier Streets, Balgownie.
Officers were told a man driving one vehicle assaulted a woman driving the other vehicle after the crash.
The man left the scene prior to police arriving.
The woman suffered facial injuries and was taken to Wollongong Hospital in a serious condition.
Police are investigating.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/
Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via social media pages.
Source: NSW Police