DELAYS: Traffic was backed up about 4km due to a four-vehicle crash at Tyndale.
DELAYS: Traffic was backed up about 4km due to a four-vehicle crash at Tyndale. Caitlan Charles

UPDATE: Woman seriously injured in Tyndale collision

UPDATE, TUESDAY: A woman is recovering from serious injuries, following a three-vehicle collision at Tyndale on Sunday. 

Emergency services were called to a notorious intersection on the Pacific Hwy, near Sheehys Lane, about 2.30pm on Sunday following reports of a multiple vehicle accident with person/s potentially trapped.

It is believed a 61-year-old woman from Queensland was driving a vehicle south on the Pacific Hwy which it appeared to drift into the northbound lane, causing a head-on collision with a northbound vehicle.

A third vehicle was struck when the southbound vehicle spun back into the south lane.

One woman, a 53-year-old from Wyee, was treated by ambulance officers for injuries to the lower body - possibly a broken leg or hip - and conveyed to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition.

Ambulance station officer Tim Bestwick said a second patient was transferred to Grafton Base Hospital in a stable condition.

"It was a very serious accident, and the people (involved) were very lucky they escaped with the injuries they did."

UPDATE, 6PM SUNDAY: Grafton Ambulance Station Officer Tim Bestwick confirmed there was a three car collision on the Pacific Highway at Tyndale. 

"There were seven people involved who were all assessed on the scene," he said. 

"One patient was transported to Lismore Hospital in a stable condition.

"One patient was transported to Grafton Base Hospital in a stable condition." 

Mr Bestwick said emergency services responded to the call, including the Westpac Helicopter. 

"It was a very serious accident and people were very lucky they escaped with the injuries they did." 

ORIGINAL STORY, 3.45PM SUNDAY: The Pacific Highway is closed in both directions at Sheehys Lane due to a multiple-vehicle crash.

Live Traffic reports that there are persons trapped in the vehicles.

Accident at Tyndale
Accident at Tyndale Caitlan Charles

The highway is closed and emergency services including the Westpac Rescue Helicopter are attending.

Light vehicles can use South Arm Rd and Lawrence Rd. Heavy vehicles should delay journey.

More to come.



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