Police are responding to fatal crash - Narooma

A woman has died following a two-vehicle crash on the state's south coast yesterday.

About 12.15pm (Thursday 30 March 2023), emergency services were called to the Princes Highway, Narooma, after a Volkswagen Jetta, travelling southbound, and a Toyota HiAce van, travelling northbound, had collided head on.

The VW driver – an 81-year-old woman – was freed by emergency services after being trapped for a short time.

She was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics, however, died at the scene.

The Toyota driver, a 42-year-old man, was airlifted to Canberra Hospital suffering leg fractures.

Officers from South Coast Police District established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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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