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DRIVER ESCAPES PACIFIC HIGHWAY TRUCK FIRE UNHARMED

Fire crews worked well into the early hours of this morning to clear a truck fire near Taree. The b-double caught alight on the south bound lane of the Pacific Highway between Moorland and Coopernook on Thursday evening. It caused major traffic delays and was eventually cleaned up by midday. The driver escaped unharmed. The truck was believed to be carrying orange juice. (VISION ONLY)

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MAN CHARGED AFTER FIREARMS STOLEN FROM COOPERNOOK HOME

A 25-year-old man has been charged after a number of firearms were allegedly stolen from a Mid North Coast property earlier this month. The man was arrested during a raid at a Toormina home near Coffs Harbour on Wednesday. He was later charged over the alleged break and enter at the Coopernook property on December 7. Police say seven registered firearms along with ammunition were taken from the property, with one of the firearms located during the raid. Following investigations, officers searched a second home at Toormina on Thursday, locating another four firearms. A second man was arrested, but released without charge.

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MAN CHARGED OVER ALLEGED ROAD RAGE INCIDENT

A man has been charged over a road rage incident south of Taree, yesterday morning. Two cyclists were riding along Manning River Drive, when a man driving a Ford Territory allegedly rammed one – knocking him from his bike. A 51 year old man has been charged with multiple offences including predatory driving and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

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WOMAN INJURED IN MID NORTH COAST HORSE FALL

A 63-year-old woman has been treated for chest injuries, after she fell from a horse on the state’s Mid North Coast. It’s understood the woman was riding on a property at Mount George, west of Taree, when the accident happened. The region’s Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked to the property, with the woman set to be transported to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital. She’s reported to be in a serious but stable condition.

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