Teen dies in M1 pedestrian crash in Northern New South Wales

A teenager has died following a crash on the M1 near Chinderah in the early hours of this morning.

Emergency Services were called to the northbound lanes of the Pacific Motorway just after midnight on Sunday following reports a pedestrian had been struck by a car.

Despite their best efforts, the 19-year-old man was unable to be revived, and tragically died at the scene.


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The driver of a Mitsubishi Pajero and the driver of a Toyota Hiace Bus were taken to Tweed Heads Hospital for mandatory testing.

A crime scene has been established and anyone with dashcam footage is being urged to contact Tweed Heads Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.