COFFS CRASH: Emergency services tend to an injured driver at a crash on Hogbin Dr, Coffs Harbour on Tuesday, June 6, 2017
COFFS CRASH: Emergency services tend to an injured driver at a crash on Hogbin Dr, Coffs Harbour on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Frank Redward

Driver in serious condition after being trapped for 90 mins

UPDATE: IT IS understood the trapped driver has been transported to hospital in a serious condition.

Paramedics on the scene said the male driver of a Kia Carnival van had been trapped under the steering column and pillar for 90 minutes.

He also suspected to have suffered two broken legs.

It is understood the van veered into the truck towing a trailer.

NSW Ambulance Duty Operations Manager Dean Lassau said paramedics received the call about 3.30pm.

 

ORIGINAL:ABOUT TO hit the road? Avoid Hogbin Dr as there has been a traffic crash.

The stretch of Hogbin Dr between Orlando St and Harbour Dr roundabouts has been closed.

A NSW Ambulance Media spokesman said the crash involved a truck and a car.

He said one man was trapped in a vehicle and had lacerations to his head.

Another three patients were treated for minor injuries and one was transported to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital.

Police have closed that stretch and are directing traffic through the Jetty strip.

Northbound traffic is backed up from the Jetty strip through to Hogbin Dr.



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