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Four hospitalised after crash on Summerland Way

Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash about 50km north-west of Kyogle on Saturday (January 31) in which two teenage passengers were seriously injured.

About 6pm officers attached to Richmond Local Area Command were called to The Summerland Way, Dairy Flat, following reports of a crash.

It’s believed a Toyota Landcruiser 4WD travelling along the veered on a right-hand bend, crossing over the wrong side of the road, and rolling off the roadway and coming to a rest in a paddock.

Emergency services were called and the 18-year-old male driver and the 18-year-old front male passenger were taken to Lismore Base Hospital for assessment, with the driver undertaking mandatory blood and urine tests.

Two back-seat passengers – a man and woman both aged 18– were airlifted to Gold Coast Universityi Hospital by the Life Saver Rescue Helicopter the man suffering head injuries and the woman suffering leg injuries.

As police investigate the circumstances leading up to the crash, officers are appealing for anyone with information or witnesses to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers.

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: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/


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