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April 22, 2021

Woman killed in crash at Tumbulgum

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It appears that the long-suffering management of perhaps the region’s most precious resource and attraction, Byron Shire’s beaches and estuaries, are not a high priority for Sydney-based bureaucrats and the Liberal-Nationals government.

A woman was killed this afternoon (Wednesday) after the station she was driving was involved in a collision with a light truck on Tweed Valley Way at Tumbulgum.

Police say the collision occurred just before 3pm about 500 metres west of the eastern intersection of Tweed Valley Way and Riverside Drive.

The woman died at the scene and the male driver of the truck was taken to hospital with minor injuries, and for mandatory blood and urine testing.

Tweed Valley Way is closed at the scene and traffic is being diverted through Tumbulgum via Riverside Drive.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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