Young man killed in horror high speed crash near Tweed Heads

A 22-YEAR-OLD man has been killed in a horror crash that saw his car virtually wrap around a tree on the Pacific Motorway near Tweed Heads.

Police say the crash happened on the motorway at Chinderah about 8.45am after the man’s Mazda left the road at high speed and struck a tree.

The 22-year-old male driver and sole occupant was killed instantly.


One lane of the Pacific Highway was closed while emergency crews worked to clear the wreckage and forensic investigators examined the scene.

Police are urging for anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact Crime Stoppers.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.