Sister of Home and Away star dies after horror car crash

The Falkholt family pictured a day before the deadly accident. Source: Facebook.

Annabelle Falkholt, the sister of Home and Away star Jessica Falkholt, has died three days after a deadly Boxing Day car accident in New South Wales.

Both of Annabelle’s parents had died in the accident, along with Craig Whitall, who was driving the other vehicle involved.

Reports suggest that one of the cars was driving on the wrong side of the road, causing the accident.

The Daily Mail reports that Annabelle passed away in the Intensive Care Unit at Liverpool hospital in Sydney on Friday afternoon.

She was pulled from the wreckage of the family car alive, but has not survived her injuries.

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Her parents, Lars and Vivian, died at the scene.

It is believed that Jessica is still in a critical condition and has undergone surgery for the injuries she’s sustained.

Earlier today, The Australian reported that 50-year-old Mr Whitall, who was driving the other car, had previously been jailed for driving with a disqualified licence and was driving on P-plates at the time of the accident after recently obtaining his licence again.

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They alleged that Mr Whitall had a criminal record and that he had a long criminal history.

The Daily Telegraph reported that witnesses saw Whitall’s white Toyota Prado drift onto the opposite side of the road at least two times before he collided with the Falkholt family’s vehicle.

It is believed that part of the coronial investigation will centre around if Mr Whitall was using drugs at the time of the accident.

Reports suggest that Jessica’s remaining family are by her hospital bedside. 

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