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June 18, 2024

Women injured after car crashes into Tweed River

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Labor announces its councillor ticket

Labor councillor, Asren Pugh, and South Golden Beach local, Janet Swain will head the Byron Shire Labor team to contest the Byron Shire Council elections on September 14.

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Wilsons Creek Public School scoops NSW Landcare award

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Two women were injured, one critically, when their car left the road and plunged into the Tweed River at Condong on Friday afternoon.

A woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle when it left the Tweed Valley Way, suffered critical injuries and was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to The Tweed Hospital.

The driver, aged in her 30s, was also taken to The Tweed Hospital. Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. 

Police are investigating the accident, which happened just before 1.50pm.

The road was temporarily closed and traffic diverted after the accident.


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