CAR ACCIDENT: A car ran off the road on Broadwater Road last week. Photo contributed.
CAR ACCIDENT: A car ran off the road on Broadwater Road last week. Photo contributed.

Teen trapped after crash

A 17-YEAR-old driver crashed into a tree on Evans Head-Broadwater Rd on Boxing Day.

Residents in Evans Head were alerted to the accident by the sounds of plenty of sirens heading to the scene.

About 4km north of Evans Head, the young woman's car came off the road, trapping her in the car for a short time.

Volunteers from the SES managed to get her free.

Once the woman was freed she was stabilised at the scene by the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter medical crew before being flown to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition suffering multiple fractures.

Police and fire brigade also attended the accident.



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