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



Local Real Estate

Featured Real Estate
D.I.Y. OR INSTALLED HOME... $9500.00 From
Mobile Home Fully self contained granny flat or mod homes.  D.I.Y $9.5k or $12.5K ...
SPACIOUS FAMILY LIVING... AUCTION
House 6 3 2
988m2 Boutique... $2,390,000
House 5 4 8

Featured Jobs

Tweed jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
Volunteers Tweed Heads Part Time
Intermediate / Senior... Gold Coast Full Time $55K-$75K NEG
Intermediate / Senior... Gold Coast Full Time $55K-$75K NEG
Senior Financial... Gold Coast Full Time $90,000 to $120,000


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Search for a property online right now.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

Horoscopes

Leo

Record your ideas to get some sort of orderliness going now. Keep a small notepad handy and jot down your ideas as and when they arise. It...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save