Fatal crash at Tyndale claims young man’s life
POLICE have launched an investigation following a fatal crash on the state’s north coast overnight.
About 10.30pm (Tuesday 15 March 2016), a Toyota Camry sedan was heading north on the Pacific Highway, Tyndale, when it collided with a Holden Commodore sedan travelling in the opposite direction.
A semi trailer that was travelling south bound also collided with the Camry.
The Camry driver, a 19-year-old man was pulled from his vehicle by passing motorists who rendered first aid; however, he died at the scene.
The Holden driver, a 47-year-old man, was travelling in the vehicle with his 14-year-old son.
They were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics and taken to Grafton Base Hospital and Lismore Base Hospital. Their injuries are not considered life-threatening.
The truck driver, a 52-year-old man, was not injured in the collision and was taken to Grafton Base Hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests.
A crime scene was established at the location and examined by specialist forensic officers.
Investigations into the matter are continuing and a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.
The Pacific Highway has been reopened.