Police are responding to fatal crash at near Inverell

A man has died in a crash at Inverell, in the state’s New England region.

About 11am today (Saturday 20 April 2019), emergency services were called to the Gwydir Highway after a Ford Falcon station wagon left the road and rolled before hitting a tree.

The driver and sole occupant, a 71-year-old man, died at the scene.

Officers from New England Police District attended and are investigating 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.

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