A man remains in a critical condition this morning, after he had to be cut from his car after a late night smash at Bensville.
Firies' rescue unit worked half an hour in the rain to free him from the wreck, caused by a head-on collision on Empire Bay Drive around 11:30pm.
The 30-year-old was airlifted to the John Hunter with head and arm injuries just before midnight.
While a 45-year-old woman driving the other vehicle was taken to Gosford's emergency department with chest and ankle pain.
The wet conditions also a car flip on its side on Terrigal drive near Bellbird Avenue, about 20 minutes before the Bensville accident.
The woman driving was also taken to Gosford with minor trauma.