Jessica Falkholt: Home and Away actress has life support turned off

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

Multiple surgeries were performed to save her life, including removing a kidney and part of her skull.

St George's Hospital released a statement on Friday: 'On behalf of the family of Jessica Falkholt, St George Hospital has been asked to advise the media and the community that Jessica's life support has been switched off.

New South Wales Police confirmed the life support machine was switched off overnight.

The 29-year-old has been fighting for life in St George Hospital since she was pulled from the wreckage, along with her sister Annabelle, 21, on December 26 near Ulladulla.

Australian actor Anthony Hayes tweeted: 'Jessica Falkholt.

Jessica's family were farewelled at a ceremony at St Mary's Catholic Church in Concord on Wednesday.

Home and Away's Jessica Falkholt has tragically passed away, one day after the funeral of her parents and sister.

The Falkholt's family vehicle was hit by a four-wheel drive on Boxing Day, with the sisters being pulled from the wreckage before it erupted in flames with the bodies of their parents inside.

Police believe the crash occurred when a large vehicle crossed the centre line and crashed head on with the Falkholt family's auto.

Jessica Falkholt appeared as Hope Morrison on 16 episodes of Home and Away, with her stint on the long-running TV soap ending in November 2016. report that Mr. Ponticello told the service: "The irony of the tragedy is that Lars was such a careful driver".

He also spoke about the love between his sister and brother-in-law: "They are together and always will be". You will always be remembered and in our hearts forever.

A family friend said, "They were a very close family and had been on a quiet getaway", according to The Telegraph as reported by Sydney Morning Herald.

In the aftermath of the crash, the director of soon-to-be released Australian film Harmony, in which Falkholt has the starring role, described her as an incredible actress who was "on her way to stardom".

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