A MAN has died at the scene of a two car crash near Coffs Harbour.
The vehicles came to grief at the intersection of Darkwood Road and Waterfall Way at Thora around 10.30am.
A 31-year-old local man behind the wheel of one of the cars was critically injured and sadly died at the scene.
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The driver of the second vehicle was spared serious injury and taken to hospital for drug and alcohol testing.
The intersection has been declared a crime scene and has been closed to all traffic.
Motorists are urged to steer clear of the area while the scene is examined by the forensic crash unit.
Local traffic diversions are in place.
Police will prepare a report for the Coroner outlining the full circumstances surrounding the man’s death.
Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.