A woman has died after she was struck by a truck at Lake Macquarie overnight.
Emergency services were called to the M1 at Cameron Park, near the Newcastle Link Road, just after 9pm (Thursday 22 April 2021), following reports a pedestrian had been hit by a truck.
Witnesses performed CPR; however, the female pedestrian died at the scene. She is yet to be formally identified.
Officers from Lake Macquarie and Newcastle City Police Districts attended and established a crime scene, which has since been forensically examined.
The truck driver, a 23-year-old man, was taken to hospital for mandatory testing.
An investigation has commenced into the circumstances surrounding the crash.
A report will be prepared for the Coroner.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.