UPDATE: RICHMOND Local Area Command Inspector Susie Johnston said police would continue their investigation into the cause of yesterday's crash at Wollongbar.

She said the woman's injuries did not appear to be serious or life threatening.

Inspector Johnston said it appeared the woman drove through a steel guard railing and paddock before colliding with a tree.

"It's not known if she was wearing a seatbelt at the time," she said.

 

UPDATE: THE silver station wagon veered off the Bruxner Highway, through a rope wire guard rail and through another metal fence before hitting a tree about 200m from where it originally left the road.

The driver was a 42 year old woman.

She's currently being examined by medical staff at the Lismore base Hospital.

ORIGINAL: A CAR which veered off the Bruxner Highway at Wollongbar and struck "a number of trees" has "suffered a significant impact".

Firefighters, multiple paramedic units, and police are at the scene.

Paramedics have treated one female patient at the scene of the car crash.

The woman is currently being transported to Lismore Base Hospital for treatment.

The incident was reported just before 3pm.

According to Live Traffic NSW, the crash happened near Sneaths Rd.


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