Driver dies in hospital following crash - Coffs Harbour

Thursday, 17 November 2022 03:23:04 PM

A woman has died in hospital following a two-vehicle crash in Coffs Harbour at the weekend.

About 12.20pm on Sunday (13 November 2022), emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway, following reports a Nissan Pulsar and Hyundai Tucson had collided at the intersection of Park Beach Road.

The Nissan driver, a 36-year-old woman, was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being airlifted to Gold Coast Hospital, where she died on Tuesday (15 November 2022).

An 11-year-old girl in the same vehicle was also treated at the scene and taken to Coffs Harbour Hospital, before being airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.

Two other passengers in the Nissan – two boys aged eight and 14 – and the Hyundai driver - a 77-year-old woman – and an 81-year-old male passenger, were all taken to Coffs Harbour Hospital, suffering injuries that are not considered life threatening.

Officers attached to Coffs Clarence Police District and Traffic and Highway Patrol Command attended with specialist officers from the Crash investigation Unit investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

As inquiries continue, police are urging any witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward and contact Coffs Harbour police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.