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A man was trapped in his motorhome for almost an hour before rescuers could free him after a crash near Murwillumbah this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the intersection of Cane and Tumbulgum Roads at Tygalgah, 3km north of Murwillumbah, at about 3.40pm today (Monday 2 September) following a crash involving a sedan, B-double, and the motor-home.

The driver of the motorhome sustained multiple injuries and was airlifted to Tweed Heads Hospital by Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter.

The driver of the truck, and a woman and a teenage boy travelling in the sedan, escaped injury.

Tumbulgum Road and Cane Road were still blocked at 5.45pm and police report traffic will be disrupted for some hours while crime scene officers examine the scene.

Police are urging anyone with information about these incidents to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/.


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