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Passenger seriously injured; driver flees scene near Cessnock

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A passenger has been seriously injured and police are searching for the driver after a single-vehicle crash near Cessnock. About 1.30pm yesterday (Tuesday 9 March 2021), a blue Ford Falcon was travelling east on Abernethy Street, Abernethy, about 7km south-east of Cessnock, when the vehicle left the road and hit a tree stump. A 28-year-old … Continue reading “Passenger seriously injured; driver flees scene near Cessnock”

A passenger has been seriously injured and police are searching for the driver after a single-vehicle crash near Cessnock.

About 1.30pm yesterday (Tuesday 9 March 2021), a blue Ford Falcon was travelling east on Abernethy Street, Abernethy, about 7km south-east of Cessnock, when the vehicle left the road and hit a tree stump.

A 28-year-old male front seat passenger was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a serious condition.

Police have been told the driver fled the scene without rendering assistance prior to the arrival of emergency services.

Officers attached to Hunter Valley Police District established a crime scene, with the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit commencing an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Source: 16 News http://www.16news.com.au/index.php/2021/03/10/passenger-seriously-injured-driver-flees-scene-near-cessnock/

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