A woman dead and three injured in a single vehicle accident in Port Stephens today, Sunday, January 6, 2019, shortly after 5 p.m. Police investigate the accident.
It was a sedan that had left the road and struck a tree, trapping the occupants. Emergency services were called at Tomago Road near Tomago just after the accident.
A passenger was released from the vehicle. Despite attempts to revive her, she died on the scene.
The driver and two passengers in serious condition were released and taken to John Hunter Hospital.
Officers from the Port Stephens - Hunter Police District, with the help of the Newcastle Crash Investigation Unit, are investigating the circumstances of the accident.
Tomago remains closed with local traffic diversions in place.