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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Driver charged over fatal crash south of Moruya

Saturday, 29 July 2023 04:59:09 PM

A man has been charged following a fatal crash on the state’s South Coast earlier this week.

About 6.50am on Monday 24 July 2023, emergency services were called to the Princes Highway, Moruya, following reports a Holden Colorado and a Suzuki Jimny had collided head-on.

The Suzuki driver was freed by emergency services after being trapped for some time. The 33-year-old man from Narooma, was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics; however, he died at the scene.

The Holden driver, a 24-year-old man, and female passenger, aged 24, were also treated and taken to Moruya Hospital for assessment.

The man was transferred to Canberra Hospital for further treatment while the woman was released.

Officers attached to South Coast Police District established a crime scene which was forensically examined by specialist officers from the Crash Investigation Unit.

Today (Saturday 29 July 2023), the 24-year-old man attended Windsor Police Station and spoke with investigators before being charged with dangerous driving occasioning death.

The Hawkesbury man was granted conditional bail to appear at Moruya Local Court on Friday 6 October 2023. His licence was also suspended.

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