Single vehicle fatal – Hunter region

A man has died after a single-vehicle crash in the Hunter region this morning.

Around 2.35am today (Saturday 14 December 2019), a silver Toyota Landcruiser utility was travelling on Sandy Creek Road, Mount Vincent – near Cessnock – when it left the road and collided with a concrete drain, before rolling on its roof.

Officers attached to the Hunter Valley Police District attended, along with NSW Ambulance paramedics.

The driver, and the sole occupant of the vehicle – a 23-year-old male – died at the scene. He is yet to be formally identified.

A crime scene has been established and investigations into the circumstances surrounding the crash are continuing.

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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