Woman dies after Bolong smash

An elderly woman has died following a crash at Bolong, on the state’s South Coast, earlier this week.

Emergency services were called to Bolong Road just before 12.30pm on Thursday, April 24,  2014, after a Toyota Camry and Holden Barina collided.

The driver of the Barina, a 79-year-old man, died at the scene.

His 72-year-old wife was airlifted to St George Hospital where she died early on Saturday.

The driver of the Camry, a 35-year-old man, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Wollongong Hospital for treatment.

He remains in hospital and also underwent mandatory drug and urine testing.

A two-year-old boy, who was a passenger in the Camry, remains in hospital in a serious condition.

Officers from the Southern Region Crash Investigation Unit are continuing their inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

The accident scene at Bolong.

The accident scene at Bolong.

The woman’s death takes the ANZAC Day long weekend traffic blitz, Operation Go Slow, to two fatalities.


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