The Tugun bypass tunnel. Heading North Photo: John Gass / Daily News
The Tugun bypass tunnel. Heading North Photo: John Gass / Daily News John Gass /TWE

Police seek injured man who left the scene of Tugun crash

Update, October 14, 1.38pm: TWEED Police still want to talk with a man who left the scene of a severe crash on the Tugun Bypass earlier this month.

Tweed Byron LAC duty officer inspector Bobbie Cullen said investigations into the incident will continue.

If you witnessed the crash or have information regarding the incident call CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000 or Tweed Police station on 07 5536 0999.

 

Initial Report, October 7, 11.39am: TWEED Police want to speak with an injured man who left the scene of a severe crash on the Tugun Bypass this morning.

Supervisor Brad Stewart said a man crashed his sedan into a concrete divider about 6.30am while travelling in the southbound lane, about a kilometre before the bypass tunnel.

"We have indications that he may have suffered injuries during the crash," he said.

"We're asking for witnesses to the accident, because the driver left the scene."

Both lanes of the bypass were closed for about 20 minutes, with the southbound lane still experiencing delays about 7.45am. It is understood both lanes were flowing normally by 9am.

If you witnessed the crash or have information regarding the incident call CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000 or Tweed Police station on 07 5536 0999.



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