Motorcyclist killed in Murwillumbah crash

A male motorcyclist has been killed after the bike he was riding collided with a car near the intersection of Tweed Valley Way and Stokers Road, near Murwillumbah, at about 10.20am this morning (Thursday, February 25).

No other injuries were reported.

As a result of the accident Tweed Valley Way was closed for much of the day.

According to the LiveTraffic website, travelling conditions are returning to normal after earlier delays.

Kingscliff pool closed

Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre Kingscliff closed for the day after electricity supplies to the complex were disrupted by the accident.

TRAC aquatic facilities supervisor Glenn Nott said the power cut disrupted the pool filtration system.

‘We apologise for the inconvenience but we can’t have members of the public using the pools while the filtration system isn’t operating,” Mr Nott said.

‘We’re hopeful electricity supplies will be restored in time for Kingscliff TRAC to reopen tomorrow morning at 5.30am.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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