Man killed after car crashes down embankment in NSW

A man has died after his car crashed down an embankment north-east of Bateman’s Bay on the NSW Far South Coast.

The accident occurred around 2.50pm on Thursday.

Police say initial investigations suggest the car was travelling east along the Kings Highway at Nelligen when it left the road and crashed down a five-metre embankment.


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Another motorist witnessed the horror unfold and was able to raise the alarm and contact emergency services.

The driver of the car died at the scene.

Investigations into the events leading up to the crash are still continuing.