The traffic accident on the M1 south bound two hundred metres south of the Kennedy drive on ramp. Photo John Gass / Tweed Daily News
The traffic accident on the M1 south bound two hundred metres south of the Kennedy drive on ramp. Photo John Gass / Tweed Daily News John Gass

Person killed, another in hospital after Mwy vehicle roll

UPDATED. 5.21pm:  All southbound lanes of the Tugun Bypass remain closed.

Motorists are urged to take another route.

 

UPDATED, 2.33pm: A person has died and another transported to Tweed Hospital in a critical condition after a three car pile up this afternoon.

A third patient was transported to the hospital in a stable condition with minor injuries.

A NSW ambulance spokesman said paramedics were called to the scene near Kennedy Dr on the Pacific Mwy at 12.50pm.

Updates as they come.

 

INITIAL REPORT, 1.41pm: A person is trapped in a vehicle after a car roll over on the Pacific Motorway.

The crash, near the Kennedy Dr exit, is causing lengthy delays and both south bound lanes are closed.

Police are attempting to divert traffic around the crash.

There is also heavy traffic north bound, it is highly suggested to take an alternative route.

More to come.



Splendour's questions answered

Splendour's questions answered

Festival Q & A, hosted by Tony Jones, hits big topics.

A blues alchemy

A blues alchemy

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite produce a Splendour special

Splendour from the sky: rescue chopper shares festival view

Splendour from the sky: rescue chopper shares festival view

Splendour punters might have been concerned by rescue chopper

Local Partners