Driver killed and another freed from wreckage after horrendous south coast head-on car collision

Matt Shrivell
The Nightly
Two cars have collided near Tomerong leaving one man dead.
Two cars have collided near Tomerong leaving one man dead. Credit: Wheris.

Two cars have collided head-on leaving one man dead and another trapped in the wreckage on the NSW south coast.

Emergency services were called to attend the incident scene on the Princes Highway near Turpentine Road, Tomerong, at 3:30pm on Monday following reports of the crash.

On arrival, officers attached the to South Coast Police District found two vehicles had collided head-on.

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NSW Ambulance paramedics treated a 46-year-old driver of one of the cars but he could not be saved and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the second car – a 67-year-old man – was trapped for some time before being released and taken to St George Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

There were no other occupants in the vehicles.

A crime scene was established and forensically examined by specialist police.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information or dashcam footage is urged to call police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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