Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding a fatal crash in the state’s far north this morning.

Just after 10.30am (Thursday 21 February 2013), Richmond Local Area Command police and other emergency services were called to Teven Road, Teven – about 15km west of Ballina – following reports of a collision between a car and truck.

NSW Ambulance paramedics attended to the middle-aged female driver and sole occupant of the car, however she died at the scene.

The man who was driving the truck escaped injury. He was taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests.

Anyone with information about this incident, and who hasn’t already provided a statement, should call Ballina Police on 6681 8699 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.