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Horror as father, 46, and his son, 27, are both killed in highway crash on Central Coast

Horror as father, 46, and son, 27, both died in a ‘very traumatic’ highway accident on Central Coast

  • Police were called to the scene on Pacific Highway on Saturday after an accident
  • Photos show one of the cars lying on its side with the other completely destroyed
  • A father, 46, was killed in the collision along with his 27-year-old son, police said

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A father and son have been killed in a ‘very traumatic’ highway accident on the Central Coast.

Emergency services were called after a four-wheel-drive vehicle crashed into a Commodore station wagon just before 9 a.m. Saturday in Ourimbah on the Pacific Highway near Kangy Angy in NSW.

Shocking photos of the scene show one car lying on its side and the other completely destroyed after the collision.

The crash happened after the station wagon – driven by the father, 46, with his son, 27, the passenger – became stuck on a median strip, police say.

Shocking photos of the scene show one car lying on its side, the other completely destroyed after the collision

Shocking photos of the scene show one car lying on its side, the other completely destroyed after the collision

The second vehicle then lost control, crashed into the station wagon and killed the father and son.

The Superintendent of the Tuggerah Lakes Police District, Colonel Lott, said both father and son died at the crash site, which he described as “very traumatic.”

The driver of the 4WD, a 27-year-old man, was uninjured and the collision is now under investigation.

“The other driver has been hospitalized,” Lott said. 9 News. “If he is fired, he will help the police with our investigation.

The crash happened after the station wagon - driven by the father, 46, with his son, 27, the passenger - got stuck on a median strip, police say

The crash happened after the station wagon - driven by the father, 46, with his son, 27, the passenger - got stuck on a median strip, police say

The crash happened after the station wagon – driven by the father, 46, with his son, 27, the passenger – got stuck on a median strip, police say

“This incident is traumatic for everyone, but very, very traumatic for the family, the loss of both a father and a son.”

Police established a crime scene and traffic diversions were put in place for southbound traffic on the M1.

Drivers were advised to avoid the area.

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