Vehicle Rescue - Tweed Heads South

Published: 30 Nov 2021 01:26am

Fire and Rescue (FRNSW) crews have rescued a woman from a van, teetering on the edge of an embankment at Tweed Heads South on the state's far north coast.

Crews from the Tweed Heads and Banora Point fire stations, along with the Volunteer Rescue Association (VRA), were called to scene just after 1pm yesterday (Tuesday 30 November) and used winches to stabilise the vehicle.

The driver was uninjured and was safely removed from the van.
A tow truck was then used to lift the vehicle back up the embankment onto the road.

NSW Police and Ambulance NSW also attended the scene.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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Stations nearby


4/23 Corporation Circuit, Tweed Heads South NSW 2486

TWEED HEADS Fire Station

1 Dry Dock Road, Tweed Heads NSW 2485


154 Marine Parade, Kingscliff NSW 2487