News

Man, 20, killed in Eungella crash

Emergency services investigate the scene of a crash that claimed the life of a 20-year-old man and left two teens injured.
Emergency services investigate the scene of a crash that claimed the life of a 20-year-old man and left two teens injured. John Gass

UPDATED 3.20pm:  POLICE are continuing investigations into a fatal car crash at Eungella this morning that claimed the life of a 20-year-old man.

A crash investigation unit from Ballina had been at the scene since 9am, but the cause of the crash remains unknown.

It's unknown whether Tyalgum Rd has been reopened.

 

DO YOU KNOW HIM?

Do you know the man killed in this accident or the teens who were passengers in the car? Get in contact by calling 07 5523 6244 or email, editorial@mydailynews.com.au

You can also leave your tributes below.

 

INITIAL REPORT, 10.17am:

A MAN, 20, was killed this morning after the car he was driving left the road and hit a tree on Tyalgum Rd, Eungella.

The accident happened about 8.25am, trapping the three passengers of the small silver sedan.

A NSW Ambulance Service spokeswoman confirmed the driver died as a result of the impact.

A 16-year-old female was freed from the vehicle at 8.56am and taken to Tweed Hospital with facial, shoulder and leg injuries and is in a serious but stable condition.

The third 17-year-old female occupant has sustained minor injuries and is also in a stable condition at Tweed Hospital.

Police say the car had been travelling east, from Tyalgum to Murwillumbah when the crash occurred.

The accident happened about 2km west of Hidden Valley Rd and Tyalgum Rd is now closed in both directions.

A crash investigation unit is on its way from Ballina.

Topics:  car crash, eungella



Five great things about Splendour

Festival goers sporting various fashions enjoyed themselves at Splendour in the Grass.

Five Splendour in the Grass highlights.

RACQ says good riddance to Wicked rubbish

TOO MUCH: A Wicked Van spotted in Byron Main Beach car park.

RACQ welcome State Government action on offensive Wicked Campers

Widow pleads to stop male suicides

CARING MUM: Nicole Astill and her gorgeous newborn son Henry.

Nicole learnt of her partner's suicide only hours after giving birth

Latest deals and offers

Pop icon and former Neighbours star buys into Byron

Singer Natalie Imbruglia. Supplied by Sony Music Australia.

Former actor turned pop singer joins Byron celebrity rush.

MASTERCHEF: Coast cooks to dominate finals

SO CLOSE: MasterChef's final four, from left, Matt Sinclair, Elise Franciskovic, Harry Foster and Elena Duggan. Elise’s elimination means now only the three Sunshine Coast contestants remain in the competition.

MasterChef finals will be mandatory viewing in three Coast homes

The best and worst bits of Splendour from our experts

The Amphitheatre received Flume with open arms and danced to his music on Sunday night.

The good, the bad and the plain weird

Splendour in the Grass’ inspiration and heart

Szymon Borzestowski’s album Tigersapp was honoured at Splendour in the Grass

Splendour's emotional tribute.

Five great things about Splendour

Festival goers sporting various fashions enjoyed themselves at Splendour in the Grass.

Five Splendour in the Grass highlights.

Elise's emotional exit from MasterChef quarter finals

MasterChef Australia Top 4 contestant Elise Franciskovic.

CAIRNS cook struggles after receiving letter from fiance.

You can own this Queensland town for just $1

Yelarbon

Unprecedented auction of town's business centre with no reserve

Work starts on $15M Caloundra apartment building

Turning the first sod at the Aqua View Apartments site in Kings Beach are (from left) husband-and-wife developers Alex Yuan and Stella Sun with construction company Tomkins director Mike Tomkins and Councillor Tim Dwyer.

Developers excited about addition to Kings Beach skyline

Plans revealed for 1500-lot 'master-planned community'

Precinct will be bounded by Boundary St and Shoesmith Rd

Ecco Ripley sales run sparks prime release

MOVING IN: Sekisui House has announced the release of more residential blocks at Ecco Ripley.

Sekisui House is preparing to unveil more land at Ecco Ripley

Massive residential 9-storey high-rise hit by delays

An artist’s impression of the eight-storey-high apartment complex that Bernoth Holdings wants to build in South Toowoomba, next to the City Golf Club.

Developer struggles to get approved high-rise development started