Fatal two-vehicle crash near Singleton

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

About 5.45pm (Thursday 20 June 2019), emergency services were called to the intersection of the New England Highway and Racecourse Lane at Whittingham, after reports a Ford Falcon and a Mitsubishi Triton utility had crashed

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

The Mitsubishi driver, a 42-year-old man, was treated by paramedics and taken to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition. He has also undergone mandatory testing.

Officers from Hunter Valley Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of 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.

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