Jessica Falkholt remains in critical condition after life support switched off

Doris Richards
January 13, 2018

According to Australia's Daily Telegraph, the 29-year-old's life support was switched off on Thursday, a day after a funeral was held for her sister Annabelle, 21, and parents Vivian, 60, and Lars, 69, in the Sydney suburb of Concord.

Falkholt was badly injured on Boxing Day in a horror head-on auto crash, which also claimed the lives of her younger sister Annabelle, 21, and parents Lars, 69, and Vivian, 60.

Jessica's sister, mother and father were farewelled at a moving funeral service on Wednesday.

Camera IconJessica Falkholt has had her life support switched off and has been fighting for her life in St George Hospital since Boxing Day.

She has had multiple surgeries since the accident and remains in a coma.


Jessica Falkholt appeared as Hope Morrison on 16 episodes of the television series Home and Away, with her stint on the long-running TV soap ending in November 2016.

Ms Falkholt and her younger sister, Anabelle, were pulled from the fiery wreckage of their vehicle after a collision with a four-wheel-drive near Ulladulla on Boxing Day.

The drama's broadcaster, Network Seven, said of Jessica in a statement last month: "Although her time on set was brief, once a part of the Home and Away family, always part of the family".

The other driver, Craig Whitall, was reportedly travelling home from a methadone clinic in Nowra at the time of the crash, which also claimed his life.

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