A 60-year-old woman was airlifted to Westmead Hospital after a tree fell on the car she was travelling in at Emu Plains.

CareFlight’s rapid response helicopter was called at approximately 2.30pm to the scene on the old Great Western Highway between Emu Park and Dukes Oval.

CareFlight’s medical crew assisted other emergency services to free the woman who was trapped in the vehicle for approximately 40 minutes.

Thepatient was transported in a stable condition to Westmead Hospital to be assessed for multiple injuries.