Man dies after crash in Eurobodalla

August 17, 2022 8:50 am in by

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A man has died after a head on collision in the Eurobodalla yesterday.

Emergency services were called to Perry Street in Batemans Bay, around 2:45pm on Tuesday (August 16), after a Nissan Navara and a Mitsubishi ASX collided.

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The driver of the Nissan – a 66-year-old man – was freed by emergency services and taken to Moruya Hospital, where he died a short time later.

The 84-year-old driver of the SUV was taken to Moruya Hospital with minor injuries.

NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived to find one patient seriously injured and trapped in his vehicle by confinement.

”He was extricated with the assistance of Fire and Rescue NSW and paramedics treated him for serious head injuries,” a NSW Ambulance spokesperson said. 

“A second man was also treated at the scene for neck and chest injuries, with paramedics applying spinal precautions.”

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South Coast Police Officers have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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

As inquiries continue, police are urging anyone with information or dashcam footage to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Image Credit: Travis Winks / NSW Police