AN elderly man has tragically died despite the desperate attempts of paramedics to resuscitate him at the scene of a head-on crash south of Sydney.
The horrific accident happened in the Royal National Park shortly before 3pm on Wednesday.
Police said the 82-year-old man was driving a Hyundai Ascent that collided head-on with a ute on Bundeena Drive, around 2km west of Bundeena.
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Emergency services arrived to find the elderly man trapped unconscious in his car.
Paramedics tried desperately to resuscitate him but sadly, it was too late and the man died at the scene.
He was the only occupant in the Hyndai Ascent.
The 52-year-old man behind the wheel of the ute sustained life-threatening injuries.
He was airlifted to St George Hospital where he remains this afternoon in a critical condition.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident.
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