A female p-plater was left trapped in her mangled car with serious leg injuries after a car veered onto the wrong side of the road in a head-on smash.
The 17-year-old girl was driving on the Princes Highway near Blakehurst, in Sydney, at about 11.10pm when a Mercedes 4WD AMG allegedly crashed into her Toyota Corolla.
She suffered leg and internal injuries and was left trapped inside the car before rescue crews cut her free.
A 17-year-old girl suffered serious leg and internal injuries after a Mercedes 4WD allegedly veered into oncoming traffic and smashed head on into her Toyota Corolla near Blakehurst, south of Sydney, on Saturday night (scene of the crash pictured)
The P-plater was rushed to the St George Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
The Mercedes driver, a 24-year-old man, was arrested and taken to hospital, where he remained under police guard.
His passenger, a 22-year-old man, was also taken to hospital.
Two other cars were damaged in the incident, a Mitsubishi SUV and a Land Rover SUV, but none of the occupants were injured.
The Crash Investigation Unit and officers from St George Police Area Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Inquiries are continuing.
The teenager was taken to the St George Hospital (pictured) in a serious but stable condition meanwhile the 24-year-old Mercedes driver was arrested and taken to hospital as a precaution