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A man has died in hospital, four days after being critically injured in a collision on the Pacific Highway south of Ballina.

The crash happened at midday last Wednesday at Tabbimoble, about 60km south of Ballina, when a southbound VW Passat and a northbound truck collided.

The truck pushed the car almost 80m before stopping.

The car driver, a 62 year old man from Frenchs Forest, suffered critical head injuries and was airlifted to Gold Coast Hospital where he died on Sunday morning.

His 61 year old wife was taken to Lismore Base Hospital with spinal injuries.

The driver of the truck, a 41 year old man from Punchbowl, breath tested negative at the scene.

Investigations are continuing.

 


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