Driver discharged and passenger stable following horror crash



TWEED POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding a horror vehicle crash involving a truck at Tweed Heads South on Sunday, January 29, at 5.30pm.

The 22-year-old female driver of the white Subaru sedan was discharged from Gold Coast University Hospital this morning, although the 22-year-old male passenger remains in a stable condition in hospital.

Emergency services were called to the Pacific Motorway, 300-metres south of the Kirkwood Road off rampĀ and found a truck had collided with a white sedan. As a result of the impact, the sedan hit a nearby tree.


The driver of the truck, a 68-year-old man was uninjured. He was taken to Tweed Heads Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

It’s the third major accident at Tweed Heads South involving a truck in the past 12 months.

Police are appealing for witnessed the collision or have any information, please contact Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.