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Bruxner Highway reopens following fatal accident

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The Bruxner Highway has reopened closed in both directions near Mummulgum (west of Casino) evening following a serious car accident on Wednesday afternoon.

A 69-year-old woman died in the accident while two men, believed to be in their 20s and 50s respectively, were taken to  Lismore Base Hospital suffering neck injuries.

There are portable traffic signals in place until further notice, with alternating traffic in stop-slow conditions.

Traffic can get past in each direction.Motorists are advised to exercise caution and allow extra travel time.

Emergency services, accident investigators and local council crews remain at the scene.

For the latest traffic information visit www.livetraffic.com or call 132 701


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