Three people have tragically died following a horror crash west of Coffs Harbour this morning.
Emergency crews were called to Gleniffer Road near Sunset Ridge Drive at Bellingen just before 2.30am.
Upon arrival, they found an eastbound small SUV had left the road and hit a tree.
Sadly, all three people in the car died at the scene.
A crime scene has been established and a report is being prepared for the information of the Coroner.
The victims have not yet been identified.