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One dead, four injured in multi-vehicle crash - South Coast

Saturday, 31 December 2022 10:50:33 AM

A woman died and four people were injured following a multi-vehicle crash on the South Coast yesterday.

About 4.40pm (Friday 30 December 2022), emergency services were called to the Princes Highway, Corunna, about 5km south of Narooma, after reports three vehicles had crashed.

Police were told a northbound white Audi Q3 and a southbound silver Toyota Camry collided, causing a white Volkswagen station wagon to also crash.

The driver of the Camry, a 39-year-old woman, died at the scene.

The passengers of the Camry – two brothers aged 18 and 15 – were airlifted to Westmead Hospital and Westmead Children’s Hospital respectively, with the eldest in a serious condition and the youngest in a critical condition.

The driver of the Audi, a 40-year-old man, and the passenger, a 31-year-old woman, were taken to Moruya Hospital before being airlifted to St George Hospital, with the woman stable and the man serious but stable.

The five occupants of the Volkswagen were uninjured; however, the driver, a 34-year-old woman, was conveyed to Moruya Hospital for observation.

Officers from South Coast Police District established a crime scene, which will be examined by specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is underway, and anyone who may have dashcam footage or information that can assist is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.