Fatal crash - Clarence Town

Thursday, 13 April 2017 01:54:10 PM

Police have launched an investigation after a fatal crash in Clarence Town in the Hunter Region of NSW.

Emergency services were called to the intersection of Brandy Hill Drive and Clarence Town Road, Clarence Town, about 6am (Thursday 13 April 2017), after reports two vehicles had collided.

The driver of a Holden Commodore sedan, a 27-year-old man and single occupant, died at the scene.

The driver of the Toyota Land Cruiser Utility, a 30-year-old man, and a single occupant was uninjured. He was taken to Maitland Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

Officers from Port Stephens Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

Crash Investigators will investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Police will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner.

Roads are closed between High Street Wallalong and Seaham Road, Seaham.

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“Police would like to remind people to slow down on NSW roads. Sadly drivers continue to ignore warnings, putting their own lives, their passengers lives and the lives of other road uses at great risk of death or injury,” Detective Inspector Scott Parker said.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.