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Fatal collision - Tumbulgum.

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 12:01:44 PM

A driver has died after a motor vehicle collision at Tumbulgum in the states far north today.

About 7.00am (Wednesday 31 May 2017) a truck and car were travelling on the Tweed Valley Way, Tumbulgum, when they were involved in a head-on collision.

The 45-year-old male driver of the SUV died at the scene, and the 38-year-old driver of the Tip truck was airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital with serious leg injuries.

Officers from Tweed/Byron Local Area Command established a crime scene with specialist crash investigators in attendance.

Investigations are continuing and police are appealing for witnesses to contact Tweed/Byron Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages .