Passengers die in hospital after horror crash near NSW-Qld border

TWO people critically injured in a horror single-vehicle crash in Northern NSW last month have died in hospital.

The accident happened on Mount Lindesay Road at Woodenbong, around 100 kilometres northwest of Lismore, around 9pm on Tuesday 27 September.

Police said five people were travelling in an unregistered Nissan 300ZX when it left the road and crashed into an embankment. The vehicle had no seats or seatbelts.


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The driver, a 20-year-old man, and two passengers – a 17-year-old girl and 16-year-old boy – were treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to Lismore Base Hospital.

The 20-year-old man was later transferred to the Gold Coast University Hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

The two other passengers, a 17-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man sustained life-threatening injuries.

They were airlifted to the Gold Coast Univerisity Hospital and Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane in critical conditions.

In a statement released to media, police confirmed they both died in hospital on Friday.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Police from the Crash Investigation Unit are continuing to investigate the incident and urge anyone who may have witnessed the crash to come forward.