Serious Highway Crash closes Highway at Tea Gardens FEATURED Myall Coast News Tea Gardens, Hawks Nest by News Of The Area - Modern Media - October 10, 2018 TWO CAR CRASH: Pacific Highway, Tea Gardens. EMERGENCY services rushed to the scene of a serious two car collision on the Pacific Highway at the Tea Gardens turnoff last week. Modern Media: Advertise with News Of The Area and you get your ad in 1) in Print, 2) on the News Website (like this ad), and 3) on our Social Media news site. A much more efficient way to advertise. Reach a HUGE audience for a LOW price TODAY! Call us on 02 4983 2134. Or email@example.com Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE Around 7 o’clock last Wednesday night, a white Mazda panel van, being driven by a 25 year old woman, was travelling south at 100 kilometres an hour as it approached the intersection of the Myall Way. Tea Gardens Senior Police Constable Dave Coyle said, “A black Nissan X Trail turned from the northbound lanes of the Pacific Highway directly into the path of the oncoming Mazda.” “The Nissan was being driven by a 54 year male from Hawks Nest.” Senior Constable Doyle said, “Both vehicles impacted heavily resulting in the male passenger in the front seat of the Mazda van receiving a badly broken leg and head injuries. “He was trapped in the vehicle before being freed by Tea Gardens Fire and rescue.” The male passenger had to be airlifted to John Hunter Hospital. A front seat passenger in the Nissan X Trail was also taken by ambulance to John Hunter. The crash closed the highway for several hours. Again, with School Holidays nearing an end, Police are calling on drivers to take extra care when travelling long distances, with more rain forecast over the coming days. By Margie TIERNEY TWO CAR CRASH: Pacific Highway, Tea Gardens.