Man dies following crash – Tomago


A man has died following a crash in the state’s Hunter region yesterday.

About 12.40pm (Sunday 8 March 2020), emergency services were called to Tomago Road, Tomago, after reports a Mitsubishi ASX had crashed into a tree after colliding with an Izuzu D-Max.

The Mitsubishi driver, a 75-year-old man, died at the scene.

The Izuzu driver, a 32-year-old man, sustained serious internal injuries and was airlifted to hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The passengers, two women aged 66 and 26 and a 2-year-old boy, suffered minor injuries.

All were transferred to John Hunter Hospital for treatment.

Officers from Traffic and Highway Patrol Command established a crime scene, with the Crash Investigation Unit to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Any witnesses or anyone with dashcam vision who were in the area at the time are urged to come forward.


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