Young Boy Dies in Fatal Crash Near Grafton

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Young Boy Dies in Fatal Crash Near Grafton

A young boy has died following a two-vehicle crash near Grafton this afternoon.

About 4:20pm, emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway at Tyndale, about 32km north east of Grafton, following reports of a two-vehicle head-on collision.

A 10 year old boy was taken to Grafton Hospital; however, he died a short time later.

The driver of that vehicle and three other occupants were all take to Grafton Hospital with various, non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the second vehicle, and only occupant, was also taken to Grafton Hospital suffering leg injuries. He remains there in a stable condition.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command are at the scene with Crash Investigation Unit officers, who will investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Witnesses are urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers.

No further information is available at this time. A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

The Pacific Highway remained closed until around 8pm.

Motorists may experience some delays while traffic begins to move through the area again.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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