Fatal crash at Thornton Port Stephens by News Of The Area - Modern Media - July 12, 2021 A man has died following a single vehicle crash at Thornton this morning. About 11.45am today (Monday 12 July 2021), emergency services were called to Glenwood Drive, Thornton, following reports a Toyota HiAce travelling west crossed to the incorrect side of the road and hit a guard rail and rolled. The driver – and sole occupant of the vehicle – died at the scene; he is yet to be formally identified, however is believed to be aged in his 50s. Officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District have set up a crime scene. Glenwood Drive and Weakleys Drive remain closed and drivers are urged to avoid the area. An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash has commenced. A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.