A teenage boy has died after the car he was driving crashed into a tree in Lismore overnight.
Police say the 17-year-old was travelling north along Barham Street in East Lismore, when he lost control of his Nissan Pulsar and slammed into a tree.
Emergency crews were alerted to the crash by passersby and immediately rushed to the scene.
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Upon arrival, they found the teen suffering critical injuries.
Despite their desperate attempts to save him, sadly he could not be revived.
Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.