Three people dead following single-vehicle crash near Grafton

Sunday, 12 March 2023 06:59:03 AM

Three people have died following a single-vehicle crash on the state’s North Coast overnight.

About 9.30pm (Saturday 11 March 2023), emergency services were called to Kangaroo Creek Road, Coutts Crossing, about 30km south of Grafton, following reports a twin cab utility had left the roadway and struck a tree.

The driver, a 43-year-old man, and two passengers, a 14-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl, died at the scene.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

As inquiries continue, anyone with dashcam footage or further information is urged to contact 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.