Police are responding to fatal crash – Alstonville

A man has died following a crash on the state’s far north coast yesterday.

About 3.15pm (Tuesday 30 November 2021), a Holden Commodore sedan and Mazda BT50 utility collided on the Bruxner Highway in Alstonville.

The driver of the Holden – a 21-year-old man – was trapped for a short time before he was released by emergency services.

He was airlifted to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition, where he later died.

The driver of the Mazda – a 47-year-old man – was taken to Lismore Base Hospital for treatment to minor injuries.

Officers attached to Richmond Police District established a crime scene and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is underway.

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

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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