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Fatal accident on Pacific Highway at Tyndale

A 19-year-old man has died following a two car and truck accident overnight that closed the Pacific Highway at Tyndale.

About 10.30pm (Tuesday March 15), a Toyota Camry sedan was heading north on the Pacific Highway, Tyndale, when it collided with a Holden Commodore sedan travelling in the opposite direction.

A semi trailer that was travelling southbound also collided with the Camry.

The Camry driver, a 19-year-old man, was pulled from his vehicle by passing motorists who rendered first aid but he died at the scene.

The Holden driver, a 47-year-old man, was travelling in the vehicle with his 14-year-old son.

They were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics and taken to Grafton Base Hospital and Lismore Base Hospital. Their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The truck driver, a 52-year-old man, was not injured in the collision and was taken to Grafton Base Hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests.

A crime scene was established at the location and examined by specialist forensic officers.

Investigations into the matter are continuing and a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

The highway is now open again. There are no delays through the area and all diversions have been lifted.

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: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/


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