HWY CRASH: Woman taken to hospital after collision
UPDATE, 4.45PM: A woman who was trapped in her vehicle after a collision west of Grafton has been taken to hospital.
A blue SUV and black hatchback were involved in a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of the Gwydir Highway and Rogans Bridge Rd just before 3pm on Tuesday (August 11).
The blue car sustained damage to the front left of the vehicle. There was significant damage to right side and rear of the black car, which appears to have slid about 50 metres from the point of impact into a fence.
It is understood the female driver of the black car was trapped until Grafton SES volunteers arrived at the scene and were able to free her from the vehicle.
"About 3pm today police and other emergency services were called to the intersection of Rogans Bridge Road and the Gwydir Highway at Waterview Heights," Coffs-Clarence Police Acting Inspector Dallas Leven said.
"The report was that two vehicles had collided at that intersection and upon arrival it was ascertained that one of the drivers, a lady, was still trapped within her car.
"Rescue attended and were able to free her and she's been taken to Grafton Hospital for treatment.
"The cause of the collision is still being investigated."
Transport for NSW attended the scene and traffic was affected in both directions for more than an hour.
ORIGINAL STORY, 3.15PM: One person is reportedly trapped following a two-car collision on the Gwydir Highway near Old Glen Innes Road this afternoon.
According to Live Traffic NSW, the incident occurred just before 3pm with traffic affected in both directions.
Emergency services are responding to the incident.
More information as it comes to hand.