A HORRIFIC accident caused havoc for Pacific Highway travellers near Kundabung this morning . The crash also left a 37-year-old woman in hospital in a serious but stable condition.
The accident happened at about 11am between two cars, one towing a caravan.
The highway was closed to traffic in both directions and traffic banked some 10 kilometres on both sides of the road.
SES volunteers were called to free the seriously injured woman who was trapped.
She was eventually taken to Port Macquarie Base Hospital.
Paramedics treated the two occupants of the other vehicle involved in the crash but further medical treatment was not required.
All lanes of the Pacific Highway reopened at about 1pm.