Investigations are underway following a fatal crash in Tweed Heads overnight.
About 11.30pm (Tuesday 4 August 2020), a Kia hatchback and a Mazda 3, both travelling south on the Pacific Highway, near Kennedy Drive, collided.
The male driver of the Kia died at the scene.
The two male occupants of the Mazda 3 left the crash site prior to the arrival of emergency services.
They were located near the crash site by officers from Tweed/Byron Police District. They were placed under arrest before being taken to Tweed Heads and Gold Coast Hospitals for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries.
Officers from the Northern Region Crash Investigation Unit were called and have now commenced investigations.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area where possible and refer to https://www.livetraffic.com/ for the latest traffic updates.
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.