Police are investigating after a woman died and three people were injured in a single-vehicle crash at Port Stephens late yesterday afternoon.
Just after 5pm on Sunday, January 6, emergency services were called to Tomago Road, near Tomago, after a sedan had left the road and hit a tree, trapping the occupants.
A female passenger was freed from the vehicle. Despite attempts to resuscitate her, she died at the scene.
The male driver and two passengers were freed and taken to John Hunter Hospital, all in a serious condition.
Officers from Port Stephens – Hunter Police District, with the assistance of the Newcastle Crash Investigation Unit, are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
A report will be prepared for the Coroner.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000