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Thursday, December 7, 2023

Two dead in Salamander Way crash

Police are investigating a fatal two-car crash in Port Stephens yesterday that killed a 77-year-old woman her 80-year-old male passenger.

Officers say that at about 2pm on Wednesday, a Toyota Aurion travelling north along Port Stephens Drive and a Holden Commodore travelling west along Salamander Way collided at a roundabout.

Police say three people were trapped at the scene for a short time following the crash.

NSW Ambulance paramedics commenced CPR on the Toyota driver, a 77-year-old woman, and her passenger, an 80-year old man, however they both died at the scene.

The Holden driver, a 44-year-old man, was treated at the scene before being taken to John Hunter Hospital for a head injury in a stable condition.

Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit attended and have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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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