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Investigation underway into three-car crash near Batemans Bay

Tuesday, 23 March 2021 12:18:17 PM

Police are appealing for witnesses following a crash near Batemans Bay yesterday.

Emergency services were called to the Princes Highway at Batemans Bay about 2pm (Monday 22 March 2021), following reports of a three-vehicle crash.

Police have been told a black BMW was travelling southbound on the Princes Highway, near the intersection of Mills Fishing Road, when it collided with a white Mercedes travelling northbound. The BMW then collided with a grey Nissan that was also travelling northbound.

Officers from South Coast Police District attended and commenced inquiries. The investigation has since been handed over to specialist officers from the Crash Investigation Unit.

The Nissan driver, a 74-year-old woman, was trapped for a short period of time before being airlifted to Canberra in a stable condition. The BMW driver, a 21-year-old man, was taken to Moruya Hospital for mandatory testing and sustained lacerations to his head. He has since been released from hospital.

The Mercedes driver, a 46-year-old woman, did not sustain any injuries.

As investigations continue, police are appealing for anyone with information or dash cam footage to come forward.

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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.