UPDATE: FOUR people remain in Coffs Harbour Hospital following a two-car collision at Raleigh around 10.50pm on Friday.
There was an improvement overnight in the condition of the 17-year-old youth who was first admitted in a serious condition with severe internal injuries and he is now listed as in a stable condition.
The other three victims of the incident are also reported as stable.
Police traffic investigators are continuing to sift through details of the crash which involved two identical maroon Subaru Forrester vehicles approaching from opposite directions.
The collision occurred on a notorious stretch near the intersection of Acacia Drive and Short Cut Road.