Girl dies in hospital after being found in car

A girl has died in hospital after being found in a vehicle at Port Stephens last week.

Emergency services were called to a home at Tanilba Bay about 4.30pm on Tuesday (26 November 2019), after reports a five-year-old girl was found unresponsive inside a car parked in the driveway of the home.

The girl was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition.

She died early this morning (Sunday 1 December 2019).

Officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner.

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