Bruxner Hwy crash, car flipped
UPDATE 3.54PM: TWO teenage girls have been released from Lismore Base Hospital after being treated for injuries following a police pursuit earlier today.
Richmond Police District chief inspector Nicole Bruce said the teenagers were allegedly in a car which rolled over and landed on its roof in Wollongbar around 11.45am on Sunday.
"The two girls have been released into police custody from the Lismore Base Hospital after being treate dfor more injuries," she said.
"They are now assisting us with our enquiries into the incident,
UPDATE 12:30PM RICHMOND Police District have confirmed the car which crashed and flipped in Wollongbar earlier today was being pursued by the Highway Patrol.
A police spokesman said the road is now open.
An Ambulance NSW spokeswoman said at 11.50am they received a report of a vehicle roll-over.
"We had two occupants in the vehicle who were briefly trapped," she said.
"The two young females were both extracted from the vehicle and one treated for back and neck injuries and one for lower back pain.
"Four road crews attended the incident and both young women have been transported by ambulance to Lismore Base Hospital."
More to come.
EMERGENCY services are on scene at a car crash which occurred around noon on the Bruxner Hwy at Wollongbar.
It is understood one vehicle has rolled and is now upside down.
At least three ambulances and police are in attendance.
The incident occurred near the 70kmph zone.
Traffic is backed up and drivers are urged to take care and allow for extra travel time.
More to come.