Narooma area police report: April 23

U-turn accident

A 28-year-old Kalgoorlie woman was transported to hospital with suspected head injuries after an accident several kilometres south of Bodalla on Monday at 9.30am.

She was admitted to Moruya Hospital where she was reported to be in a stable condition.

The southbound lane of the Princes Highway was closed for about one hour after the accident.

Police said the accident occurred at Whittakers Creek when the injured driver attempted a highway U-turn.

A police spokesman said a car travelling behind struck the turning vehicle's back right wheel.

The driver of the leading vehicle will be issued with an infringement notice.

Evasive action

A DRIVER travelling north on the Princes Highway on the bends north of Narooma at 4.50pm Thursday when a southbound Hilux towing a caravan crossed the centre line forcing her off the road and into a ditch and a post.

The vehicle required towing but there were no injuries. The Hilux was not located.

Assault charge

A 20-year-old local man allegedly assaulted a tourist from Wodonga at a Narooma hotel at 11.20pm Saturday.

The incident was captured on CCTV and local was charged with assault. The injuries were minor.

Campground thefts

ESKIES, alcohol and one family’s entire Easter egg collection was stolen at the Dalmeny campground over the Easter weekend.

A $2500 Scott mountain bike was stolen overnight on Monday and there was assault on a teenager camper at 9.15pm Thursday resulting in minor injuries to his face.

Police have a number of suspects to question and investigations continue.

Traffic tickets

A DRIVER being followed by a police vehicle on the Princes Highway in the Narooma area last Wednesday was given a ticket for crossing the centre line several times last Wednesday.

The driver from Broulee passed a breath test but was deemed to be sleep deprived.

A 69-year-old female driver from Bangalow was issued a ticket for not wearing a seatbelt in Narooma on Friday.

Also on Friday, a red P-plater in Bermagui and green P-plater in Narooma were issued a ticket for not displaying plates.

Narooma police are also investigating a 50-metre burn out in front of the Dalmeny IGA laid down by a red Holden utility.

Anyone with any information on these matters should contact Narooma police at 4476 2044 or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.


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