Friends of Home and Away's Jessica Falkholt held vigil

Jessica Falkholt in a scene from Home and Away

The devastating crash killed her sister Annabelle, 21, and parents Lars, 69, and Vivian, 60, and the driver of the other auto, Craig Anthony Whitall, 50.

The Falkholt parents tragically died at the scene while 19-year-old Annabelle died in hospital three days later.

Jessica had been fighting for life after being involved in the same horrific vehicle crash on Boxing Day that killed her family.

'We made sure Jess wasn't alone and her friends were able to be there with her, ' the relative said. No decision is made without Jessica's wants in mind. Her family is also trying to figure out how to tell her she was the sole survivor of the accident.

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

"(It's) a day that will be hard to erase from our memory". "Their lives ending on a highway makes absolutely no sense", he said, reported by The Sydney Morning Herald.

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"Whenever he'd ask to drive somewhere I'd suggest a time for an average driver and add on some additional time for the "Lars factor" because he was so careful".

The other driver involved in the crash, Craig Whitall, also passed away at the scene after reportedly driving home from a methadone clinic.

"Speaking about the accident, Jessica's uncle, Paul Ponticello, said: "[It's] a day that will be hard to erase from our memory", adding that Lars was known for being an excellent driver.

The family was remembered as an inseparable, radiant group.

Police are now investigating the cause of the crash. Local reports have described Whitall as a "serial traffic offender" who was driving home from a methadone clinic when his auto collided with the Falkholt vehicle.

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