Fatal two-car crash at Batemans Bay

A man has died following a crash on the NSW south coast.

About 2.45pm yesterday (Tuesday 16 August 2022), emergency services were called to Perry Street, Batemans Bay, after a Nissan Navara and a Mitsubishi ASX SUV collided head on.

The Nissan driver – 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.

Officers attached to South Coast Police District 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.

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.

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