20 May 2024

Two men dead in separate accidents over the weekend

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Police are investigating two fatal accidents in the area over the weekend. Photo: File.

Two men have died in separate road accidents in the Illawarra over the weekend.

A 29-year-old man died after he was struck by a vehicle on the Princes Highway at Yallah at about 10:40 pm on Sunday (19 May).

Lake Illawarra Police District believe the man had left his car after it crashed into a concrete barrier when he was then struck by another car. The man died at the scene.

The 54-year-old male driver of the second vehicle was not injured. He was taken to Shellharbour Hospital for mandatory testing.

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A report will be prepared for the coroner.

Meanwhile, a motorcyclist died after a crash on Sir Bertram Stevens Drive in the Royal National Park on Friday night (17 May).

Emergency services were called to the scene about 7 pm, where they found a motorcycle had crashed into a traffic barrier.

The 19-year-old male rider was treated by NSW Ambulance Paramedics for chest, head and neck injuries, however, he died at the scene.

As inquiries continue into both accidents, police have urged anyone with information or dashcam footage to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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