Investigations continue after fatal crash over the border

POLICE are continuing their investigations following a fatal crash over the border on Wednesday.

At around 2.45pm, a Mitsubishi Magna station wagon was travelling in an east along the Tweed Valley Way when it collided with a light truck travelling in the opposite direction, near the intersection of Riverside Drive.

Emergency services were called; however the 55-year-old female driver of the station wagon died at the scene.


The driver of the truck, a 43-year-old man, was taken to Tweed Hospital to be treated for minor injuries, and for mandatory blood and urine testing.

Police have received no further reports of injury.

A crime scene was established and the Tweed Valley Way was closed for a number of hours.

Officers from the Tweed Byron Local Area Command are appealing for any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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: