Lockhart residents have demonstrated their incredible community spirit, rallying to support the family of Kim Hunt after a horrendous car accident last week.
Kim was found in a critical condition after the car she was driving flipped twice on Lockhart Boree Creek Road with her four-year-old daughter inside.
While Kim is recovering in hospital her three children are being looked after by their grandparents in Lockhart.
Kim's mother-in-law and Eastern Riverina Chronicle contributor Lynette Hunt said the outpouring of support from the local community had been tremendous. Mrs Hunt said she couldn't put her gratitude into words for
all the help that had been
Lynette said Kim's daughter Phoebe was recovering well following the crash, only suffering from minor injuries.
"She astounds me what she comes out with, she is so mature and she has been dealing with it all very well," she said.
"She's keeping positive about her mum."
Mrs Hunt said the children were speaking with their father regularly - and were in a familiar environment of their grandparent's home.
Kim's husband Geoff has not left his wife's side while her
condition slowly improves in
"She's been showing signs of waking over the last two days and she's (Kim) been making progress," he said.
"She's a great mum and a very caring person.
"There has been a lot of her family around her here."
At time of publication, Kim was still in a coma. On Friday she was transferred to Sydney's Prince of Wales Hospital spinal unit where she underwent surgery and is slowly recovering.