Serious accident near Uki
TWEED Police went to a serious accident on Uki Rd between Murwillumbah and Uki at about 5pm (NSW).
The car crossed the road and hit trees on a windy section of road about seven kilometres from Murwillumbah.
Police said a six-year-old child suffered serious injuries and paramedics treated her at the scene before rushing her to Tweed Hospital.
A 70-year old Uki woman was trapped in the car and was airlifted to hospital by the Westpac Life Saver Rescue helicopter.
Marcus Roods was in a residence close to the scene.
"There was just a big thump; didn't hear any brakes," he said.
The road was closed for about two hours with police, Murwillumbah Rural Fire Brigade, Tweed District Rescue and NSW Ambulance at the scene.