Police Investigating After Serious Crash At Tenterfield

Investigations are underway following a serious crash in the state’s north yesterday.

About 1.40pm (Wednesday 21 February 2024), emergency services were called to the intersection of the New England Highway and Old Ballandean Road, Tenterfield, following reports of a two-vehicle crash.

Police were told a B-Double truck and a Holden Barina crashed at the intersection before the car rolled.

The driver of the Holden – a 17-year-old boy – was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics and taken to Tenterfield Hospital before he was airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the truck – a 63-year-old man – was not injured and was taken to Tenterfield Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers attached to New England Police District have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information about this incident, or dashcam or CCTV from the area is urged to contact Tenterfield Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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