Teen injured following crash - Moruya

Wednesday, 11 August 2021 01:46:35 PM

A teenage boy has been injured following a serious crash on the state’s South Coast yesterday.

Just before 10pm (Tuesday 10 August 2021), police will allege a Holden Commodore was stolen from an address on Vulcan Street, Moruya.

Shortly after, officers attached to South Coast Police District observed the vehicle allegedly being driven in a dangerous manner.

Officers patrolled the area before attending a single-vehicle crash in Murray Street, Moruya.

The driver – an 18-year-old man – and his 14-year-old passenger were removed from the vehicle by members of the public and treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics.

The younger boy suffered a fractured femur and was taken to Moruya Hospital before being airlifted to Canberra for further treatment.

The older man was arrested and taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

The vehicle was seized and will undergo further examination.

A crime scene was established, which was examined by specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit, who have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the collision.

Charges are expected to be laid.

Anyone who witnessed the crash, has information regarding the lead up to the collision or has dashcam footage of the incident is urged to call Batemans Bay Police on 4472 0099 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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.