Double fatality – Leeville
April 23, 2012
Police will prepare a report for the Coroner following a double fatal collision on the state’s Far North Coast.
About 5.45am today (Monday 23 April 2012), emergency services were called to Summerland Way at Leeville, 5km from Casino, following a head-on collision between Toyota Hilux and Nissan Navara.
The driver and passenger of the Hilux, believed to be two men, died at the scene.
The male driver of the Navara was treated at the scene before being taken to Lismore Base Hospital with spinal injuries.
Officers attached to Richmond Local Area Command have established a crime scene and are attempting to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.
The Summerland Way was closed in both directions and diversions were in place. Motorists are advised to avoid the area or expect significant delays.
Anyone who witnessed the collision, or the events leading up to it, should contact Richmond Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.