Man, 79, killed in car crash on Bolong Road near Nowra

A 79-year-old man died in a head-on crash near Nowra on Thursday afternoon.

Police said a Toyota Camry sedan was travelling north on Bolong Road about four kilometres north-east of Nowra, and a Holden Barina sedan was travelling south, when they were involved in a collision about 12.20pm.

The Toyota Camry was driven by a 35-year-old man, with a two-year-old male passenger.

The Holden Barina was driven by a 79-year-old man, with a 72-year-old female passenger.

Emergency services were called; however the 79-year-old man died at the scene.

His passenger suffered critical injuries and was flown to St George Hospital.

The 35-year-old man suffered serious injuries and the child suffered minor injuries. They were both taken to Wollongong Hospital.

Crash investigators were continuing to investigate the incident late Thursday.

The crash caused major traffic delays on the Princes Highway at Berry, after traffic on Bolong Road was diverted through the town.

Bolong Road was closed in both directions while emergency services responded.

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