Photographs from the scene of a serious accident on Uki Rd between Murwillumbah and Uki.
Photographs from the scene of a serious accident on Uki Rd between Murwillumbah and Uki. David Stuart

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.



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