Investigation underway following serious crash - Grafton

Thursday, 02 March 2023 12:20:04 PM

About 8.10am (Thursday 2 March 2023), emergency services were called to the intersection of Oliver Street and Clarence Street, Grafton, following reports of a two-vehicle crash.

Police from Coffs-Clarence Police District attended the scene and found a Toyota Kluger SUV and small truck had collided.

One male occupant of the SUV was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for a serious leg injury. He has been transported to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Two other male occupants of the SUV allegedly fled the scene, but were arrested nearby following a short foot pursuit. One has been taken to Grafton Base Hospital under police guard for treatment of facial injuries.

The male driver of the truck was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for non-life-threatening injuries. He was taken to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital for further treatment.

A crime scene was established with specialist officers from the Crash Investigation Unit to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As investigations continue, anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Traffic diversions remain in place and motorists are advised to visit livetraffic.com for more information.

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.