Police investigating four-vehicle crash on Pacific Hwy

INVESTIGATIONS are continuing after a four vehicle crash on the Pacific Hwy near Valla last night.

Emergency services were called to the crash between a southbound B-Double and three northbound vehicles 1km north of Valla, at about 5:45pm.

As a result of the initial collision between the B-Double and a smaller truck, the B-Double and two other vehicles collided.

The driver of the smaller truck was trapped for a period of time and had to be freed by rescue personnel.

After being assessed on site by NSW Ambulance paramedics for suspected leg fractures, the driver was admitted to Coffs Harbour Hospital for further treatment.

The B-Double driver was taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

The female driver of one of the cars was taken to hospital for observations after complaining of chest pain.

The male driver of the second car was not hurt in the crash. However a female travelling in the rear of the car was taken to hospital for precautionary medical checks.

The Pacific Hwy was closed for a number of hours to allow inquiries to be carried out at the scene.



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