Jet Ski collides with boat at Nerong and kills woman Bulahdelah, Wootton, Nerong by NOTA - October 8, 2016October 8, 2016 A woman has died and a child has been injured after a crash between a boat and jet ski at Nerong, near Bulahdelah. About 5.30pm yesterday (Friday 7 October 2016), a boat and a jet ski collided on the Nerong Inlet at Nerong, south of Forster. A 54-year-old woman, who was on the jet-ski died at the scene. An eight-year-old boy, who was also on the jet ski, was airlifted from the scene and taken to John Hunter Hospital. He is to undergo surgery for a broken leg. The skipper of the boat, a 46-year-old man sustained a broken nose and ribs in the crash. He was also airlifted to John Hunter Hospital. A 20-year-old man, who was also on board the boat, was uninjured. A child on board the boat was uninjured. Specialist marine investigations from the Marine Area Command are working with detectives from Manning/Great Lakes Local Area Command to investigate the crash. Marine Area Command’s Superintendent Mark Hutchings said it was the early stages of a complex investigation. “We are mindful of the tragedy that has befallen everyone involved and what sort of affect last night’s events would have had. “The boat has been taken to a secure location for forensic examination. Specialist marine investigators have been sent to the area to work with local detectives so a report can be prepared for the Coroner,” Superintendent Hutchings said. Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Earlier report. A woman has died and a child has been injured after a crash between a boat and jet ski at Nerong near Bulahdelah, on the Mid North Coast. About 5.30pm yesterday (Friday 7 October 2016), a boat and a jet ski collided on the Nerong Inlet at Nerong. An adult female 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, received spinal injuries. He was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital for treatment. 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 was uninjured. Detectives from Manning/Great Lakes Local Area Command have commenced an investigation into the incident. The Marine Area Command will take over the investigation in due course. A report will be prepared for the Coroner.