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Man critical following single-vehicle crash near Woody Head

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A man remains in a critical condition following a single-vehicle crash in the NSW state’s north.

About 1.30pm on Tuesday, 16 February, 2021 emergency services were called to Pringles Way at Lawrence – near Woodys Head and 30km north-east of Grafton – after reports a Holden utility travelling west had left the road and hit a tree.

The 19-year-old male driver and sole occupant was trapped for a number of hours before he was released and airlifted to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Anyone with information 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 Crime Stoppers. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.


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