A 66-year-old woman died in a fatal single-vehicle crash at Broadwater on Wednesday.
At about 10am, emergency services were called to the intersection of Evans Head Road and Broadwater Road after a Landrover 4WD collided with a tree.
The woman, who was the front seat passenger, died at the scene.
The 37-year-old male driver was removed from the wreckage before being taken to Ballina Hospital for treatment. He was later transferred to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition.
Officers attached to Richmond Local Area Command attended and are attempting to establish the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or the events leading up to it, should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.