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Woman killed in single-vehicle accident, Lismore

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An investigation is underway following a fatal crash in Lismore yesterday afternoon (Sunday August 26).

Shortly before 4pm a vehicle travelling north on Nimbin Road, North Lismore, crashed into a tree about five kilometres north of the town.

The 61-year-old female driver suffered fatal injuries.

The woman has yet to be been formally identified.

A crime scene has been established as police investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Police have told local media they believe wet weather may have been a factor.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

Car and caravan roll

In another weather-related accident, a 4WD and caravan rolled over about one kilometre south of the Clothiers Creek Road exit on the Pacific Highway at about 7.30am yesterday.

The occupants sustained minor injuries and were treated by NSW Ambulance.

Both southbound lanes of the Pacific Highway were blocked for about 30 minutes with traffic diversions in place.

Heavy rain was falling at the time of the crash.

Police are reminding drivers to slow down in the wet and drive to the road conditions in the wet and rainy surroundings.

 


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