Man dies in hospital after Newtown crash

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal crash which occurred in Newtown on 3 January.

Investigators have been told a car was travelling along Prospect Road about 3.10pm when the driver lost control of the vehicle.

The car collided with two vehicles before leaving the road and crashing into a building.

The driver, an 86-year-old Newtown man, was taken to hospital with serious injuries where he passed away on 15 January.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or with further information or dash cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at

Provisional Lives Lost:

2020: 11

2019: 7

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