UPDATE: Police call for witnesses to Culburra Road collision

The scene at the Culburra Beach ambulance station after the double fatality on Saturday afternoon.

The scene at the Culburra Beach ambulance station after the double fatality on Saturday afternoon.

7.15am, Sunday:  Police are continuing investigations after two people died in a crash on Culburra Road on Saturday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to Culburra Road near Culburra Beach about 2.20pm (Saturday 16 August 2014), following a two-vehicle collision.

Officers have been told a Mitsubishi Pajero travelling west and a Kia Sorento travelling east collided in the eastbound lanes.

The 35-year-old male driver of the Kia and the 40-year-old male driver of the Mitsubishi died at the scene.

A 36-year-old female passenger of the Kia sustained a broken arm, fractured ribs, and possible spinal injuries. Two other female passengers of the Kia, aged four and seven, each sustained a fractured arm.

All three were airlifted to Westmead Hospital and are reported to be in a stable condition.

Police from Shoalhaven Local Area Command established a crime scene and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident is underway.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Culburra Road was closed for a number of hours after the incident, but has since been reopened.

Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/. Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. 

8.35PM: Culburra Road has been reopened to traffic. 

Emergency services were called to Culburra Road about 2.20pm (Saturday 16 August 2014), following a two-vehicle collision.

The two drivers died at the scene. Both men haven’t been identified and their ages aren’t known.

A woman is being airlifted to hospital with serious injuries while two children, who were in the same car, are being taken to a local hospital. Their conditions aren’t known.

Police from Shoalhaven Local Area Command have established a crime scene and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident is underway.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Culburra Road is expected to remain closed for a number of hours so motorists are urged to avoid the area.

Ambulance Rescue helicopters await the arrival of casualties from Saturdays's double fatality on Culburra Road.

Ambulance Rescue helicopters await the arrival of casualties from Saturdays's double fatality on Culburra Road.

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