After losing family in vehicle crash, actress' life support turned off

Tragic'Heartbreaking news about Jessica Falkholt. There are no words' one fan tweeted

Falkholt's parents, Lars, 69 and Vivian, 60, were killed instantly in the Boxing Day crash.

Jessica had been in St George's Hospital in New South Wales since the devastating auto accident on Boxing Day.

JESSICA Falkholt has had her life support switched off one day after the funeral for three members of her family killed in an horrific Boxing Day crash, according to reports.

Jessica Falkholt, an actress on the popular series "Home and Away", has been in a coma since the December 26 crash, according to Australian newspaper The Daily Telegraph.

According to the Daily Mail, Jessica's heartbroken family had kept a bedside vigil in the Intensive Care Unit at St George Hospital where Jessica had been in a medically induced coma.

She underwent surgery in the days following the crash but more than two weeks on is still clinging to life in a critical condition.

Craig Whitall, 50, who was the driver of the other auto involved the crash also passed away. "I just keep hoping that I'll wake up from this bad nightmare and see her gorgeous eyes looking back at me".

A funeral notice for the ceremony at St Mary's Catholic Church in Concord described the Falkholt family as a "dearly loved and cherished father, mother and sister to Jessica".

Following Wednesday's funeral service, Vivian Falkholt's younger brother Pail Ponticello said: 'It's a day that will be hard to erase from our memory.

Vivian's younger brother Paul Ponticello spoke at the service where he thanked the people who ran to the aid of the sisters.

It was reported that a vehicle driving on the wrong side of the road caused the collision, hitting the Falkholt family head on as they made their way home to Sydney following a short festive break.

Lars, Vivian, Annabelle and Jessica Falkholt.

Falkholt played Hope Morrison on the long-running Australian soap opera.

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