Police are investigating a fatal accident on the Pacific Highway near Iluka on Saturday in which a man aged in his 70s was killed and an elderly female passenger seriously injured.
It’s believed the vehicle they were travelling in lost control south on the highway at Mororo, drove into a table drain and rolled a number of times.
Emergency services were called to the accident around 11.40am. The woman, who had been trapped in the vehicle, was stabilised and airlifted to Lismore Base Hospital for treatment of leg and hip injuries.
The highway was temporarily closed as a result.
Police will prepare a report for the Coroner.
Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au.