One person is dead after a crash at Tyndale that brought traffic at Maclean (pictured) to a standstill.
One person is dead after a crash at Tyndale that brought traffic at Maclean (pictured) to a standstill.

Police appeal for witnesses of Tyndale fatal crash

UPDATE: 3.50PM POLICE are appealing for witnesses of today's fatal crash at Tyndale to come forward.

Police said emergency services were called to the scene just before 12.30pm today after a car and truck collided.

The male driver of the car, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.

The truck driver and his passenger were taken to Coffs Harbour Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The driver will also undergo mandatory blood and urine testing.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command and the Crash Investigation Unit have established a crime scene.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is underway and police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

3PM: TRAFFIC at Maclean has come to a standstill following a fatal crash on the Pacific Highway at Tyndale earlier.

Traffic from the Highland Games as well as motorists trying to get around the crash site via Brushgrove has led to the gridlock.

The Highway remains closed in both directions due to the crash which left one person dead.

The Transport Management Centre is advising motorists to use Summerland Way and Bruxner Highway.

2PM THE Transport Management Centre and NSW Police are reporting there has been a fatality at the Tyndale crash site.

It is the first fatality on NSW roads this Easter.
1PM: The Pacific Highway is now closed in both directions following a car and truck crash at Tyndale.

A 2-3km traffic queue at the scene is being turned around.

Northbound traffic is being instructed to use the Summerland Way and the Bruxner Highway.

Southbound traffic is being diverted to the Bruxner Highway and Summerland Way.

More as we get it.

12.55PM: Motorists are urged to delay their trip after a truck and car accident on the Pacific Highway at Tyndale.

Queues of about 2-3km are now being reported near the crash scene.

EARLIER: A TRUCK and car crash is causing delays on the Pacific Highway at Tyndale.

It is believed the crash occured south of the Tyndale Tourist Park Roadhouse.

The condition of the occupants is not yet known.

Emergency services are attending the scene.

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