Woman dies after two-car crash – Belmont North

A woman has died following a two-car crash in Lake Macquarie this morning.

About 7.25am, emergency services were called to the intersection of Avonlea Street and the Pacific Highway, Belmont North following reports of a head-on crash.

It’s understood a Ford Falcon travelling southbound and a Mitsubishi Colt travelling northbound collided.

The 50-year-old female driver of the Mitsubishi died at the scene, while the female driver of the Ford Falcon was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to John Hunter Hospital, her condition is unknown.

The Pacific Highway is closed northbound, with local traffic diversions in place.