Man dies following Cudgera Creek crash

A MAN has died following a four-vehicle crash at Cudgera Creek on Tuesday.

About 12pm last Tuesday, a 61-year-old man was driving a Holden Commodore sedan south along the Pacific Highway, Cudgera Creek.

A 78-year-old woman and her 84-year-old male passenger were also travelling south along the same road in a Toyota Corolla sedan, when the two vehicles collided.

The Toyota Corolla was seen to cross a median strip and enter the north-bound lanes, before it collided with a Kia travelling north, driven by a 26-year-old woman with a 31-year-old male passenger.

The Toyota collided with one more vehicle in the north-bound lanes - driven by an 18-year-old woman and with a 22-year-old female passenger - before coming to a stop.

Emergency services were called and the occupants of the Toyota Corolla were airlifted to Gold Coast Hospital, where the 84-year-old man died about 1pm Sunday.

The 78-year-old woman remains in hospital.

The remaining drivers and passengers involved in the incident received minor injuries and were taken to Tweed Heads Hospital.

Police from the Far North Coast Crash Investigation Unit continue their inquiries into the incident.

They are urging any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward via Crime Stoppers.

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.

Topics:  car crash crash fatal pacific highway

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Community win: $400k for park makeover

MANY HANDS: Ballina MP Tamara Smith, Nationals Parliamentary Secretary for Northern NSW Ben Franklin and Byron Shire councillor Allan Hunter among the kids celebrating Waterlily Park at Ocean Shores.

Waterlily Park scores grant for future

Hemsworth wiped out by monster wave

Chris Hemsworth often posts photos of him and his kids surfing. Picture; Luke Mun/Instagram

The 34-year-old made light of the incident

Ben Harper just invited himself to Bluesfest

MR BLUESFEST: Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals.

Photo Christian Morrow / Byron Shire News

We have an important message for festival organiser Peter Noble...

Local Partners