Police investigating serious crash between car and truck at Bell Bay

Police are investigating a serious crash between a car and a truck on the East Tamar Highway at Bell Bay last night. 

Around 6.35pm, a white Hyundai IX5 hatch and a MAN ’18-263′ flatbed truck crashed near the Tamar Valley Power Station. 

The drive of the car, a 38-year-old man from George Town, and his passenger, a 25-year-old woman from George Town, were both transported to the Launceston General Hospital with serious injuries. 

The drive of the truck, a 41-year-old man from Westbury, was not physically injured.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or either vehicle prior, is asked to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information can be provided anonymously. Quote reference number ESCAD 000231-17022022.