The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter is on its way to a crash at Dum Dum.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter is on its way to a crash at Dum Dum. Marc Stapelberg

Witnesses sought to head-on crash on Kyogle Road

UPDATE THURSDAY 5.15pm: POLICE are appealing for public assistance as investigations continue into a serious two-vehicle crash south of Murwillumbah.

About 5.30pm yesterday (Wednesday July 24), emergency services were called to Kyogle Road at Dum Dum, about 40km south-west of Tweed Heads, following reports a Subaru Impreza sedan and a VW Golf sedan had crashed.

The driver of the Golf, a 23-year-old Burleigh Heads man, suffered serious leg injuries and was flown to Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

The driver of the Subaru, a 77-year-old Uki woman, suffered internal injuries and was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

A crime scene was established and officers from the Crash Investigation Unit commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Investigators are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage of the crash to come forward.


UPDATE THURSDAY: TWO people are receiving treatment in hospital following a two-car crash on Kyogle Rd around 5.30pm yesterday.

A 21-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman sustained serious injuries, but are this morning both in a stable condition, Tweed Byron Police District Chief Inspector Luke Authurs said.

Chief Insp Arthurs said investigations were continuing into the crash.


UPDATE 8.30pm: NSW Police have confirmed they are investigating a two-car crash that seriously injured two people on Wednesday.

About 5.30pm, emergency services attended Kyogle Road near the intersection of Mount Warning Road in Dum Dum, north of Nimbin, after reports two cars had crashed head-on.

Officers from Tweed Byron Police District attended the scene, with the Volunteer Rescue Association, NSW Ambulance Paramedics and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

Both drivers sustained serious injuries.

A 21-year-old man was airlifted, and a 60-year-old woman was transported by road, to Gold Coast University Hospital.

Traffic is blocked in both directions and diversions are in place onto Smiths Creek Road.

A crime scene has been established and the Ballina Crash Investigation Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.


UPDATE 6pm: TWO patients remain trapped in their cars after a head-on crash as the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter prepares to land at Uki sportsfields.


Original story: THE Westapc Life Saver Rescue Helicopter has been tasked to a head-on collision on Kyogle Road at Dum Dum north of Uki.

It's understood a man in his 20s has suffered a broken leg and a woman in her 60s has chest pains.

The fire brigade, VRA and police are on scene, and crews are working to clear a spot for the helicopter to land.