Rock-fishermen swept off rocks at Jervis Bay


A man has died, and a second man has been rescued after they were washed off rocks on the South Coast yesterday.

Just after 3.15pm (Sunday 8 November 2020), emergency services were called to Moes Rock off Stony Creek Road, Jervis Bay, following reports two men had been swept into the water.

Police have been told three men were rock fishing when two of them were swept into the water.

One of the men was able to be assisted back onto the rocks. He has been taken to Shoalhaven Hospital for assessment.

The body of the second man, believed to be aged in his 20s, was found in the water and has since been recovered.

Officers from South Coast Police District attended and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.