ONE DEAD AFTER CAR CRASH IN NAMBUCCA VALLEY

A person has died in a car crash in the Nambucca Valley, early this morning.

Police say the car left the road and hit a tree on Rodeo Drive at Tewinga, north of Macksville.

Emergency services were called about 1.30am. Paramedics treated a passenger from the car, who was then taken to Coffs Harbour Hospital in a stable condition.

The driver of the vehicle died at the scene.

The road was closed for several hours while police carried out an investigation.