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The Bruxner Highway has reopened after a serious crash overnight that left four people injured, one critically.

Emergency services were called to the site of a truck and a car crash, approximately 4kms west of Drake, about 8pm on Sunday (May 27).

The male driver of the car, sustained multiple injuries and was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to hospital in a critical condition.

A female passenger and two children aged 8 and 11 were also injured.

The truck driver was uninjured. He was taken to Tenterfield Hospital for mandatory testing.

The Bruxner Highway between Casino and Tenterfield was closed while crash scene investigators attended the scene and to allow a salvage to take place.

The salvage has been completed, and all lanes have now open.


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