One person has died after a car crashed off the Pacific Highway and caught fire this morning, south of Grafton.
Emergency services were called to Glenugie, shortly before 9:30am today, after a southbound hatchback ran off the highway and hit a tree.
According to Police, the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was trapped within the vehicle, which then caught fire.
Passers-by were unable to free the driver before the car was destroyed.
While the Pacific Highway remains open, traffic may be disrupted while crime scene officers examine the scene.
The identity of the driver is unknown.
Police have spoken with several motorists at the scene but are keen to hear from anyone with information or dashcam vision.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.