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A woman has died following a crash on the South Coast between Berry and Shoalhaven Heads

A woman has died following a crash on the South Coast earlier today.

About 10am (Tuesday 22 September 2020), emergency services were called to Gerroa Road, between Berry and Shoalhaven Heads, following reports two sedans had collided head-on.

Three female occupants in one vehicle were treated at the scene. One of the women was declared deceased; the other two remain in a critical condition and are expected to be airlifted to hospital shortly.

The female driver and sole occupant of the other vehicle remains trapped. As emergency services work to free her, she is believed to be in a stable condition.

Officers from South Coast Police District established a crime scene, which will be examined by the Crash Investigation Unit.

Emergency services remain on scene with Bolong Road and Gerroa Road remaining closed in both directions with local traffic in place via Coolangatta Road and Beach Road. The road is expected to be closed for several hours and motorists are urged to avoid the area if possible.

Inquiries are continuing.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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