Fatal two-vehicle crash - South Coast

Thursday, 18 May 2023 07:11:56 AM

A man has died in a two-vehicle crash on the state’s South Coast yesterday.

About 7pm (Wednesday 17 May 2023), emergency services were called to the Princes Highway, south of Fishermans Paradise Road, Conjola, following reports a Nissan Pulsar and a Toyota Corolla had crashed head-on.

Officers attached to the South Coast Police District attended along with NSW Ambulance paramedics and treated the Nissan driver, an 83-year-old man; however, he died at the scene.

The Toyota driver, a 22-year-old woman, was also treated before being airlifted to St George hospital in a critical but stable condition.

A crime scene was established and forensically examined.

An investigation has commenced into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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.