Fatal accident near Urunga
A WOMAN has been killed in a single vehicle accident on the Pacific Highway, south of Urunga, while a male the other occupant of the vheicle has been rushed to hospital.
The accident happened near the Ballards Rd turn-off, about 8km south of the town at 10.50am today.
Police say the driver of a north-bound Ford sedan fitted with Queensland number plates veered to the opposite side of the highway and struck a tree.
A female passenger has been pronounced dead at the scene, while the male driver has been rushed to Coffs Harbour Hospital.
Crash scene investigators are on scene conducting an investigation into the accident.