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One critical after Forcett crash

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Two people remain in hospital with serious injuries following a two-car crash in the state's south this morning.

The crash occurred on the Arthur Highway at Forcett when a black Holden sedan travelling towards Sorell crossed to the incorrect side of the road collided with a silver Toyota Yaris which was travelling towards Copping just before 11am.

The Holden was being driven by a 29-year-old male from Primrose Sands. He was extracted from his vehicle and was treated at the scene by paramedics before being transported to the Royal Hobart Hospital in a critical condition.

The Toyota was being driven by a 39-year-old male from interstate who received significant injuries. He was treated at the scene by paramedics and was also conveyed to the Royal Hobart Hospital. He remains in a stable condition.

The Arthur Highway at Forcett was closed for about four hours while Crash Investigation and Forensic Service personnel investigated the crash.

At the time of the crash the weather was fine and road was dry.

Police would like to speak with anyone who saw either of the vehicles involved prior to the crash. Information can be provided anonymously by calling 131 444, Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at crimestopperstas.com.au