A critical incident investigation has been launched after a fatal crash near Grafton on the state’s North Coast, NSW Police say.
About 8.40pm (25 April 2017), police attended Lillypool Road, Bom Bom, after receiving information about a concern for welfare.
Police noticed a vehicle matching the description of a car they were concerned about travelling in the opposite direction.
Police did a u-turn as the other vehicle drove away. A short time later police located the vehicle which had crashed into a tree.
The male driver was trapped and died at the scene.
A crime scene has been established at the location, which will be examined by specialist forensic officers.
A critical incident team from the Northern Region will now investigate all circumstances surrounding the incident.
A brief will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.
No other details are available at this time; however, police are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Anyone who can assist police should contact Crime Stoppers.