May 14, 2024

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A severe road accident has occurred on the Bruxner Highway in Alstonville, NSW, involving two vehicles and resulting in serious injuries to a 49-year-old man.

Incident Overview
The crash happened around 6 PM on Monday, as a 49-year-old man traveling west collided with an eastbound vehicle. The impact left the man trapped inside his vehicle, prompting immediate action from passing motorists and emergency responders.

Emergency Response and Medical Efforts
The trapped man received prompt assistance from other motorists, the SES, and Fire and Rescue NSW teams, who worked diligently to extricate him. Once freed, he was treated at the scene by paramedics and subsequently airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.

Condition of Other Involved Parties
The 70-year-old woman driving the other vehicle involved suffered minor injuries and was transported to Lismore Base Hospital for treatment.

Investigation Status
NSW Police are conducting a thorough investigation to determine the exact cause of the crash. They are calling for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward to aid in the investigation.

Community and Safety Message
This incident has raised concerns about road safety in the area. Local authorities are urging drivers to exercise caution while traveling on the Bruxner Highway, especially around Alstonville.

The community is reminded of the importance of road safety and vigilance while driving. As the investigation continues, further updates will be provided to keep the public informed.

Further Information: NSW Police appeal to anyone with information about the crash to assist by contacting the local police station or Crime Stoppers.