Thursday, May 23, 2024

Police appeal for Coffs crash witnesses

A 69-year-old Bonville woman has died following a multi-vehicle crash near Coffs Harbour last week.

Police say that at about 6pm on Friday, emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway at Boambee, south of Coffs Harbour, after reports of a three-vehicle crash.

Police have been told a Subaru Forester and a Mazda 6, travelling southbound, collided before the Mazda collided with a Nissan X-Trail travelling northbound.

The 69-year-old female Nissan driver was taken to Coffs Harbour Health Campus with serious back injuries; sadly she passed away yesterday.

The Mazda driver– a 56-year-old Nambucca Heads woman – was taken to Coffs Harbour Health Campus with back and hand injuries.

The Subaru driver – a 29-year-old Suffolk Park woman – was uninjured.

Officers attached to Coffs/Clarence Police District attended and have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone who may have dashcam footage to contact Coffs Harbour Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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