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A woman remains in a serious condition following a crash on the Far North Coast at Tanglewood yesterday.

Shortly after 1pm (Thursday, 9 October, 2020), a woman was driving a silver Ford Falcon west along Clothiers Creek Road at Tanglewood when the car left the road and hit a tree.

Emergency services were called to the scene with the driver – a 33-year-old woman – trapped for a short time.

She was extricated and airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Anyone who may have seen a silver Ford Falcon in the moments leading up to the crash, or who may have dashcam they believe could be relevant to the investigation, is urged to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.


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