Drivers killed in horror crash on NSW highway

TWO people have been killed in a horrifying crash on the Pacific Highway near Broadwater, on the NSW north coast this afternoon.

Police say a B-double truck collided head-on with a car around 1km south of the seaside community at about 2.30pm.

The drivers of both vehicles died at the scene after their vehicles exploded into flames which spread through nearby bushland.


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Two males that were travelling in a third utility that collided with one of the other vehicles have been taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the utility will undergo blood and urine tests.

Police continue to make inquiries and officers from the Crash Investigation Unit would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or events leading up to the incident.

The Pacific Highway remains closed in both directions between Rileys Hill and Wyrallah Roads.

Motorists are strongly advised to avoid the area and should check www.livetraffic.com for updates.

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