Shoalhaven News

Police baffled there were no serious injuries in Tomerong crash


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Our local emergency services say they are absolutely baffled there were no serious injuries following a truck and car collision in the Shoalhaven yesterday morning.

Police say the tipper truck lost control of it’s brakes on Turpentine Road crashing into a Mercedes Benz convertible traveling south on the Princes Highway at Tomerong.

The driver of the Mercedes, a 52-year-old man was trapped for a short time, he was airlifted to St George Hospital in Sydney, while the 23-year-old male driver of the truck was taken to Shoalhaven Hospital.

The highway was closed during the morning and reopened for the afternoon, investigations are continuing.

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 Photo credits: NSW Police