Five crashes on roads

THERE have been five crashes on greasy Northern Rivers Roads this morning in a bad start to Friday for motorists.

The first crash occurred around 8.15pm when a car rolled on Wyrallah Rd at Wyrallah.

Paramedics, police and the rural fire service attended the scene.

The driver of the car was uninjured and refused assistance from the paramedics.

At 8.50pm during the salvage operation the cars fuel tank was pierced, resulting in a 40 metre long fuel slick covering the road.

Wyrallah road was closed for around 90 minutes while the car was salvaged and the fuel spill cleaned up.

Minutes after that crash a car rolled on Rifle Range Rd at Alstonville.

The 22 year-old man driving the car was assessed at the scene by paramedics and received no serious injuries.

Between 10.30 and 11.30am there were two smashes on Nimbin Rd.

One near the Klassic motel at Koonorigan and one at Coffee Camp.

At 12.10 police and paramedics rushed to a single vehicle rollover in Park Ave at Alstonville.

Paramedics arrived on the scene to find a woman in her seventies trapped in the sedan which was on its side.

She was freed and paramedics reported she suffered no serious injuries.

At 12.35pm police and paramedics were called to an single vehicle smash on Mountain Top Rd near Stony Chute Rd at Nimbin.

The driver has told the person who called police they fell asleep at the wheel.

They said this is the second day in a row they have fell asleep at the wheel, probably due to their medication.

The driver was reportedly shaken but suffering no serious injuries.

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