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Police are investigating a serious crash on the Pacific Highway, Chinderah, on Saturday (February 20).

At about 5.25pm, a Holden Jackaroo was travelling south when it left the road and rolled multiple times.

The 18-year-old female driver and a 21-year-old male passenger were trapped in the car, while an 18-year-old female front seat passenger was able to extricate herself.

The two trapped passengers were subsequently freed and all three were taken to Gold Coast University Hospital.

The 21-year-old man, a German national, is in a critical condition with head and chest injuries.

The 18-year-old driver has spinal and internal injuries, while the other 18-year-old woman has a fractured ankle.

Police from Ballina Crash Investigation Unit are conducting inquiries into the incident. Any witnesses are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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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