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A 79-year-old caravanning couple have been transported to Tweed Hospital following an accident involving their vehicle, with one moving and one stationary truck on Tweed Valley Way, near Riverside Drive, Tumbulgum.

The a 79-year-old female passenger is reported to be conscious and breathing with abdominal and neck pain, possibly from the seat belt

The 79-year-old male driver was also suffering non-serious injuries, complaining of right arm pain.

A 39-year-old truck driver was also taken to hospital with minor abrasions

No one is reported to have been injured in the stationary truck.

Motorists travelling in both directions can divert via Clothiers Creek Rd and the M1 Pacific Mwy to rejoin the Tweed Valley Way.

This diversion is not suitable for B-doubles.

In attendance are NSW Fire & Rescue, RFS, ambulance, police and VRA. Tow trucks are also on site.


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