Man dies after single-vehicle crash - Pokolbin
Thursday, 11 March 2021 10:09:28 PM
A man has died after a single-vehicle crash at Pokolbin today.
About 10.10am (Thursday 11 March 2021), emergency services were called to McDonalds Road at Pokolbin, following reports a Honda CRV, travelling south, had left the road and collided with a tree.
The driver, a man – believed to be aged in his 70s – died at the scene.
The front-seat passenger, a woman – also believed to be aged in her 70s – was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to John Hunter Hospital for suspected fractures; she is reportedly in a stable condition.
Officers attached to Hunter Valley Police District established a crime scene and have commenced inquiries into 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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.