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Accident on Kings Highway west of Nelligen

Driver hospitalised after rural property owner discovers crash near Batemans Bay

A driver has been airlifted to hospital after a property owner discovered the injured woman in a car crashed down an embankment near Batemans Bay earlier today.

About 12.30pm (Sunday 31 January 2021), a Toyota Prius was travelling east on the Kings Highway at Currowan, about 25km north west of Batemans Bay, when it left the road and landed 12m down an embankment.

A property owner discovered the crash and alerted emergency services.

The driver and sole occupant, a 68-year-old woman, was treated at the scene before being airlifted to Canberra Hospital with serious injuries.

Officers from South Coast Police District attended and established a crime scene.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is underway. Police would like to thank all the services who attended and rendered assistance.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Batemans Bay police on 44720099 and quote E78911108

Photos: Croakers Towing Batemans Bay