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.
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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.