A teenage girl is fighting for her life after an accident that killed her mother and injured the girl and five other people near Uki yesterday.
Police said the accident happened just before 1pm when a Suzuki SX4 travelling north along Kyogle Road about five kilometres north of Uki collided head-on with a Mazda Astina travelling south.
Emergency services were called however the female driver of the Mazda died at the scene.
Her daughter was trapped in the vehicle, and was airlifted to Gold Coast Hospital where she remains in a crticial condition.
The female driver of the Suzuki was taken to Tweed Heads Hospital.
Her four passengers were children aged between 3 and 15 years. Two were taken to Gold Coast Hospital and the other two to Tweed Hospital, all suffering varying injuries.
Police appealed for anyone with information or any witnesses to come forward and contact local police via Crime Stoppers.
A report will be prepared for the coroner.