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A woman has died following a multi-vehicle crash at Stokers Siding on Monday.

About 4.30pm (Monday 21 March 2022), a Mazda 2 travelling northbound on the Tweed Valley Way at Stokers Siding collided with an Isuzu truck in a southbound turning lane headed towards Stokers Road.

A third vehicle – a Toyota Corolla – was also impacted in the crash.

The 80-year-old female passenger of the Mazda died at the scene. The driver, an 83-year-old man, was trapped for a short time before being freed by emergency services; he was airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.

The 32-year-old male driver of the Isuzu and the 60-year-old female driver of the Toyota were both taken to Tweed Heads Hospital for observation and treatment for minor injuries.

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District established a crime scene, which was examined and processed by the Far North Coast Crash Investigation Unit.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash has commenced.

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 information via NSW Police social media pages.


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