Man, 72, dies after Batemans Bay collision

A 72-year-old man has died after a serious crash south of Batemans Bay on Saturday.

About 11.55am a Holden sedan, which was travelling north, and a Ford utility, which was travelling south, collided on the Princes Highway.

The 72-year-old driver of the Holden was taken to Batemans Bay Hospital in a critical condition but he later died.

A 53-year-old man who was  in the utility suffered chest and neck injuries.

 He was also taken to hospital.

Police attached to Far South Coast Local Area Command continue to investigate.