Appeal for witnesses after fatal crash at Charlestown


Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash at Charlestown last week.

Emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway at Charlestown about 9.25pm last Thursday (30 July), following reports a car collided with a telegraph pole.

Police have been told a red Mitsubishi Lancer was travelling northbound when the vehicle left the road.

A 47-year-old male driver, the sole occupant of the vehicle, died at the scene.

Police are appealing for any vehicles who may have been driving along the Pacific Highway at the time of the crash and may have witnessed the incident or have dashcam footage to contact Belmont Police on 4922 8899 or to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via its online reporting page.

Information is treated in strict confidence.

The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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