A critical incident investigation has been launched after a teenager was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash on the state’s north yesterday, NSW Police say.
About 12.20pm (Tuesday 28 August 2018), emergency services were called to Bangalow Road at Bexhill, about 10km north of Lismore, following reports of a two-car crash.
It is understood a marked police car sighted a Subaru station wagon, believed to have been stolen, travelling west shortly before the station wagon collided with a Volkswagen Golf sedan.
The driver of the station wagon, a 17-year-old boy, was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.
The driver of the sedan, a 73-year-old man, was taken to Lismore Base Hospital with minor injuries and has since been released.
A critical incident team from Tweed/Byron Police District will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.
The investigation will be subject to an independent review.
No further information is available at this time.