A man has died following a single vehicle crash near Inverell this morning.
Emergency services were called to Ashford Road, Inverell about 5.45am (Wednesday 3 February 2021), after a white Holden Commodore utility travelling southbound left the road and crashed into a tree.
The driver – believed to be a man aged in his 40s – died at the scene.
Officers from New England Police District have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Ashford Road was closed in both directions with diversions in place while police conducted the investigation.
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.