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Man dies after car and truck crash head-on – Maitland

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Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal head-on collision at Maitland this morning. About 7:45am (Saturday 11 April 2020), police and emergency services were called to Cessnock Road, near Dagworth Road, Maitland, following reports of a head-on collision between a car and a truck. Motorists stopped at the scene and rendered first aid to … Continue reading “Man dies after car and truck crash head-on – Maitland”

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal head-on collision at Maitland this morning.

About 7:45am (Saturday 11 April 2020), police and emergency services were called to Cessnock Road, near Dagworth Road, Maitland, following reports of a head-on collision between a car and a truck.

Motorists stopped at the scene and rendered first aid to a man, believed to be aged in his 30s, who was found unconscious inside the car.

They rendered CPR to the man before police and paramedics attended.

The man, who was the sole occupant of the car, was taken to the John Hunter Hospital by paramedics but was unable to be revived. He is yet to be formally identified or his next of kin notified.

The driver of the truck was not injured as a result of the collision and has been taken to hospital to undergo mandatory testing.

A crime scene has been established and Cessnock Road is closed while investigations of the scene are conducted.

Diversions have been put in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area or delay their travels. For full information on road closures, please visit www.livetraffic .com.

Anyone who witnessed the collision and has not yet spoken to police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Source: 16 News http://www.16news.com.au/index.php/2020/04/11/man-dies-after-car-and-truck-crash-head-on-maitland/

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