Police investigate Tweed Heads boat crash

A typical Quintrex boat of the size and type that crashed at Tweed Heads last night (October 22). Photo Gumtree

A typical Quintrex boat of the size and type that crashed at Tweed Heads last night (October 22). Photo Gumtree

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a boat crash in Tweed Heads last night.

About 8pm (Wednesday 22 October 2014), police and emergency services were called to the Tweed River at Tweed Heads following reports of a single boat crash.

Police say the 5.7m Quintex fishing boat was travelling west on the Tweed River when it clipped a starboard hand marker before crashing into the rock wall of the river.

Ambulance paramedics took the driver, a 47-year-old Banora Point man, to Tweed Heads Hospital suffering from a broken hand and laceration to his head.

The driver was the only occupant of the vessel.

His injuries are not considered life threatening and no other injuries were reported to police.

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:


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