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A vehicle has crashed following an alleged pursuit at Murwillumbah yesterday.

About 9.30am (Wednesday, 27 September, 2023), officers attached to Tweed/Byron Police District attempted to stop a white Holden Commodore on Kyogle Road, Murwillumbah.

When the vehicle allegedly failed to stop as directed, a pursuit was initiated.

A short time later, the vehicle lost control on an unsealed road before crashing into a power pole.

The driver of the car, a 21-year-old man, was assessed at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics. The man was treated for leg injuries by paramedics and the helicopter critical care medical team before being airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The passengers of the car, a 17-year-old girl and 24-year-old man, were assessed at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics.

The girl was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital for observation, while the man was taken to Murwillumbah Police Station where he is assisting police with their inquiries.

As those inquires continue, police urge anyone with information to contact 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 information via NSW Police social media pages.


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