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Thursday, April 25, 2024

Driver, 80, killed in Dunbible crash

An 80-year-old woman has died, and a second woman remains in hospital after a two-car collision south of Murwillumbah.

Emergency services were called to Tweed Valley Way, Dunbible, about 2.30pm yesterday, where they found a northbound station wagon and a southbound hatchback had collided in the southbound lane.

The 80-year-old driver of the hatchback died at the scene while the 30-year-old woman driving the station wagon was airlifted to Lismore Base Hospital, suffering multiple fractures and internal injuries, and remains in a critical condition.

Traffic on Tweed Valley Way was disrupted for six hours with diversions in place.

As inquiries continue, investigators are appealing for anyone with relevant dashcam vision or any further information about the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The vehicles involved are described as a 2004-model silver Subaru Outback station wagon – which was travelling north – and a 2022-model grey Honda Jazz hatchback – which was southbound – had collided in the southbound lane.

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