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Fatal head-on crash on South Coast

May 18, 2023 7:29 am in by

A man has died in a two-vehicle crash on the South Coast on Wednesday (May 17).

Emergency services were called to the Princes Highway, south of Fishermans Paradise Road, Conjola, north of Milton, at around 7pm on Wednesday, 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 who treated the Nissan driver, an 83-year-old man; however, he died at the scene.

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

The crash closed the Princes Highway for several hours in both directions.

A crime scene was established and forensically examined and an investigation has commenced into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

Image: NSW Police

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