Two men were taken to Lismore Base Hospital following last Wednesday’s fatal crash at Mummulgum that claimed the life of Lidia Schilling.
Two men were taken to Lismore Base Hospital following last Wednesday’s fatal crash at Mummulgum that claimed the life of Lidia Schilling. Trevor Veale/Coffs Coast Advocat

Fatal Mummulgum crash victim was a Tabulam local

THE woman killed in last Wednesday's crash on the Bruxner Highway at Mummulgum has been named as Lidia Schilling.

Lismore police Inspector Doug Conners said Ms Schilling, 69, was a resident of Tabulam.

Ms Schilling was driving her Subaru east along the highway between Tabulam and Casino about 3.40pm when she collided head-on with a westbound Toyota Hilux towing a trailer.

Emergency services rushed to the scene but Ms Schilling was found dead in her car.

Two men, one aged 55 and the other in his early 20s, who were travelling in the Toyota Hilux, were assessed at the scene by paramedics and placed in cervical collars.

They were both taken to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition.

Police from the North Coast Crash Investigation Unit examined the scene to try to determine what caused the incident.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

Any witnesses to the crash are urged to call Lismore police on 6626 0599 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.



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