Woman dead and child hurt in jet ski crash in NSW

A woman has been killed and a child injured after a jet ski and boat collided on the Mid North Coast.

The collision happened on the Nerong Inlet at Nerong, south of Forster at around 5:30pm on Friday.

The woman who was on the jet ski died at the scene. Her age is not yet known.


An eight-year-old boy, who was also on the jet ski, suffered spinal injuries.

He has been airlifted to John Hunter Hospital where he is in a stable condition.

The skipper of the boat, a male aged 46, was also airlifted to John Hunter Hospital. His injuries are not known at this stage, but they are not believed to be life threatening.

A child on board the boat wasn’t hurt.

Detectives began the investigation, while the Marine Area Command will take over the investigation in due course.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.