Serious crash in Newcastle

Police are investigating a serious crash at Newcastle yesterday.

Emergency services were called to Industrial Drive, Mayfield yesterday at about 2:30pm  after reports of a two-vehicle crash.

Police found a Hyundai Accent that had collided with a Nissan Navara before leaving the roadway and hitting a power pole.

Both occupants of the Hyundai were trapped when emergency services arrived. Two men, aged 19 and 26 were taken to John Hunter Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The 25-year-old male driver of the Nissan and his two male passengers were uninjured.

Inquiries are continuing, with any witnesses to the crash urged to contact Newcastle police.