Sunday, May 26, 2024

Man dies in Central Coast crash

A 65-year-old man has died and a woman has been injured in a single-vehicle crash on the Central Coast today.

Police say that at about 6.30 this morning, emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway, Lisarow following reports that a Holden Commodore had veered off the road.

Police were told the car had been travelling south on the Pacific Highway when it left the roadway near the intersection of Teralba Street and crashed into a sign.

The driver was treated by passers-by. Despite efforts to revive him, sadly he died at the scene.

A female passenger was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for non-life-threatening injuries, before being taken to Gosford Hospital in a stable condition.

One lane remains closed and motorists are advised to expect delays or avoid the area.

Officers attached to Brisbane Water Police District established a crime scene and the circumstances surrounding the crash are being investigated.

It is believed the driver may have suffered a medical episode prior to the crash.

Both the driver and passenger are yet to be identified and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 orĀ https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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