Man dies after crash near NSW/QLD border – Dairy Flat

A man has died following a single vehicle crash near the NSW/Queensland border last week.

About midday last Wednesday (1 July 2020), emergency services were called to Summerland Way, Dairy Flat, after reports of a single vehicle crash.

It’s understood a truck was travelling southbound when the driver lost control and the vehicle rolled onto its side.

The driver – a 72-year-old Kyogle man – was airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition. Despite the efforts of medical staff, he died in hospital overnight (Tuesday 7 July 2020).

Officers from Richmond Police District will continue to liaise with officers from Southport Police in Queensland into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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