PHOTOS: Desperate rescue effort after car plunges into river

POLICE divers and PolAir are expected to arrive at South Ballina this afternoon to help after a car plunged into the river.

>>> Grim outlook for driver trapped in sunken car

It is feared a driver, believed to be a 17-year-old, is still trapped inside the car.

One person emerged from the water and is understood to have told paramedics a second person had also been in the car.

Emergency services are still on the scene.