Young man dies on Waterfall Way

UPDATE: Police have confirmed that the young man who died in the single-car accident on Wednesday was 22 years old and came from Toormina. His name has not been released.

Just after 6am on Wednesday November 15, emergency services were called to Waterfall Way 3km west of Bellingen, near Hennesseys Lane, following reports a car had crashed and flipped on its roof.

It appears that the car, a white Toyota Corolla, was travelling west towards Thora when it veered off the road just after Hennesseys Lane, clipping a large tree on the right hand side and leaving a portion of its hub cap in the bark.

It then crashed through a wire fence and travelled about 50m through a paddock, coming to rest upside down.

The driver died at the scene. 

Police attached to Coffs Clarence Local Area Command established a crime scene to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: 

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