'Home and Away' actress has life support machine turned off after crash

Heartbreaking The tributes come one day after her three family members were laid to rest in Sydney- including her sister Annabelle, 21 and parents Lars, 69 and Vivian, 60

Falkholt portrayed Hope Morrison on "Home and Away" for a few months two years ago, in addition to appearing on several other shows.

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.

The 29-year-old actress and her family were involved in a fatal crash on Boxing Day, where her parents, Vivian and Lars, were instantly killed.

'Everything we have done and every decision we have made has been done with the advice of doctors and social workers.

According to Australia's Daily Telegraph, her life support was turned off on Thursday evening - a day after the funeral for her sister Annabelle (21) and parents Lars (69) and Vivian (60).

The family is now playing a "waiting game" on the condition of the actress, with doctors telling them it could be weeks or months before her recovery time is known.

The family of Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt have been laid to rest.

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Whithall - the driver of the second vehicle - is believed to have been driving on the wrong side of the road at the time of the crash.

Commenting on the tragedy, a Twitter user lamented: "So sad to hear about Jessica Falkholt, who was Hope in Home And Away, and her family's fatal auto accident". We always had a good laugh.

The other driver was Craig Anthony Whitall, a serial driving offender, who was also killed in the smash.

Vivian Falkholt's brother Paul Ponticello spoke at their funeral, saying he thought he and his sister "would grow old together".

"They are together and always will be", he said.

The coronial investigation into the crash will focus on whether Mr Whitall was under the influence of drugs at the time of the crash.

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