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A man died and five people were injured – one seriously – when two vehicles collided head-on north of Grafton on Saturday afternoon (January 5).

The crash happened on the Summerland Way at Clifden, 20km north of Grafton, about 2.45pm, when a northbound 4WD towing a trailer and a southbound white sedan collided in the northbound lane.

The man driving the sedan died at the scene; his wife was trapped for almost two hours before being released

She was treated by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter’s clinical team before being flown to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.

The two adults and two children travelling in the 4WD were all taken to Grafton Hospital. The man and one child have sustained minor injuries, while the woman and the second child are being checked as a precaution. All are suffering severe shock.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and are appealing for anyone with information or dash cam vision to contact Grafton Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

 

 


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