Man dies after crash in Thornton


A man has died following a single vehicle crash in Thornton this morning.

At about 11.45am (Monday 12 July), emergency services were called to Glenwood Drive, Thornton, following reports a Toyota HiAce travelling west crossed to the incorrect side of the road and hit a guard rail and rolled.

The driver – and sole occupant of the vehicle – died at the scene; he is yet to be formally identified, however is believed to be aged in his 50s.

Officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District have set up a crime scene.

Glenwood Drive and Weakleys Drive remain closed and drivers are urged to avoid the area.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash has commenced.

A report on the Thornton crash will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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