One dead, six injured in horror head-on crash

A WOMAN has died and six other people have been left injured, including four children, following a horror head-on crash in northern New South Wales this afternoon.

Police say just before 1pm on Thursday, a Suzuki SX4 was travelling north along Kyogle Road near Murwillumbah, about 5km north of Uki, when it collided head-on with a Mazda Astina travelling south along the same road.

Emergency services were called, however the female driver of the Mazda died at the scene.


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Her female passenger was trapped in the vehicle, and is expected to be airlifted to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.

The female driver of the Suzuki was taken to Tweed Heads Hospital – her four passengers were children aged between three and 15 years and have suffered varying injuries.

Two have been taken to Gold Coast Hospital and the other two taken to Tweed Hospital.

No one else was injured during the incident.

Police, NSW Fire & Rescue, Ambulance Paramedics and Volunteer Rescue Association all attended the scene.

As police continue to investigate the circumstances leading up to the incident, they are appealing for anyone with information or any witnesses to come forward and contact local police via Crime Stoppers.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.