A woman and child have died following a fatal motor vehicle collision near Lismore.

About 2.20pm today (Friday 30 August 2013), a Nissan Micra travelling east on the Bruxner Highway at Wollongbar, was involved in a collision with two other vehicles heading in the opposite direction.

Police and other emergency services attended the scene a short time later.

The driver of the Nissan, believed to be aged in her 20s, and a young girl travelling with her died at the scene.

Two other people from one of the other vehicles, suffered minor injuries and were taken to Lismore Hospital in a stable condition.

The Bruxner Highway was closed in both directions and traffic was diverted between Wollongbar and Alstonville.

Investigations into the cause of the collision continue and a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.