A man has died after the car he was travelling in collided with a horse in the state’s south last night.
Emergency services were called to the Princes Highway, near Moruya about 7.45pm (Friday 6 September 2019), after reports of a crash.
It’s believed a Toyota Rav 4 was travelling north when a horse ran onto the road and was hit by the car.
The Toyota’s passenger, a 72-year-old man, was unable to be revived and died at the scene.
The driver, a 67-year-old woman, suffered minor injuries and did not require hospitalisation.
The horse was also killed.
Officers from South Coast Police District will conduct inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.
Anyone with information or dashcam footage of this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.