Tomerong crash: elderly couple injured

An elderly couple have been flown to St George Hospital following a serious crash at Tomerong. 

Shoahaven inspector Steve Johnson said an 85-year-old male driver suffered serious head and spinal injuries when his ute lost control while navigating a bend on Turpentine Road about 5pm on Sunday.

The man’s 73-year-old wife, who was in the passenger seat, suffered serious leg injuries.

Both were trapped for a period of time.

The Southern Region Crash Investigation Unit has commenced inquiries into the incident.