16 December 2020

Woman dies two days after collision near Batemans Bay

| David Murtagh
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The woman died after a car crash south of Batemans Bay. Photo: File.

NSW Police have confirmed that a woman has died two days after being critically injured in a car accident south of Batemans Bay.

At about 9:15 am on Sunday (13 December), emergency services were called to the Princes Highway south of Batemans Bay following reports of a crash.

Witnesses told police a Mazda hatchback travelling south and a Toyota Landcruiser towing a caravan, heading north, collided in the northbound lanes.

Officers from South Coast Police District attended and commenced inquiries.

The driver and sole occupant of the car, a 36-year-old woman, was flown to Canberra Hospital with serious head injuries. She died overnight yesterday (15 December).

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

Inquiries are continuing and anyone with dashcam footage is urged to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information can be provided anonymously.

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