The scene of a fatal crash on the Pacific Motorway at Chinderah today.
The scene of a fatal crash on the Pacific Motorway at Chinderah today.

Woman dies in two-vehicle crash at Chinderah

POLICE are investigating the death of a woman following a two-vehicle accident on the Pacific Motorway at Chinderah today.

Traffic was backed up for several kilometres along the Tweed Coast Rd as police diverted motorists off the Pacific Hwy following the accident.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash, which occurred around 12.20pm just north of the roadworks near Melaleuca Station.

However, despite their efforts, one female died at the scene.

Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident and a report will be prepared for the coroner.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.