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Man stabbed after crash – Belmont

A man has died, and another man is in police custody after an incident in Belmont today.

Police have been told a Holden Commodore and a 4WD utility were involved in a crash on the Pacific Highway, near Beach Street, about 1.30pm (Wednesday 19 December 2018).

Officers from Lake Macquarie Police District attended and found a 50-year-old male driver suffering stab wounds to his neck.

The injured man was treated at the scene before being taken to John Hunter Hospital, where he later died.

A 32-year-old man was arrested nearby and taken to Belmont Police Station where he will be spoken to by detectives.

The pair are known to each other.

Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad are assisting officers from Lake Macquarie Police District to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Inquiries are continuing.

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