Fatal crash – Macksville

A MAN is dead and a woman critically injured following a two-car crash

A man has died and a woman critically injured following a crash near Macksville this morning.

About 6.20am (Sunday 19 July 2015), police and emergency services were called after a south bound Ford Falcon crossed onto the incorrect side of the road and collided with a Nissan travelling north bound.


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The male driver of the Ford – believed to be aged 50 – was taken by Ambulance Paramedics to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital in a critical condition; however he couldn’t be revived.

The 59-year-old female driver of the Nissan was flown by Westpac Lifesaver helicopter to John Hunter Hospital, where she is believed to be in a critical condition.

Police from Mid North Coast Local Area Command are investigating the circumstances leading up to the crash.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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