Two people die and a third is left fighting for his life after a car crashes into a tree and catches fire

  • Two people died in a serious accident
  • Third left fighting for life



Two people have died and a third has had to fight for his life after his car crashed into a tree and burst into flames.

The accident occurred along the Pacific Highway at Bonville, 25 kilometers south of Coffs Harbor in New South Wales, at 12.40am on Wednesday.

The driver, 20, and the passenger, 21, died at the scene.

A second passenger, 20 years old, managed to free himself from the debris.

Two people have died and a third has had to fight for his life after his car crashed into a tree and burst into flames (file image)

He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being rushed to Coffs Harbor Health Campus in a critical condition.

An investigation has been launched into the cause of the accident.

Detectives are urging anyone with information to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.