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Woman dead, man injured following crash at Tea Gardens


A report will be prepared for the Coroner after a woman died in a two-vehicle crash north of Newcastle yesterday.

Just before 11.30am on Monday 4 October, emergency services were called to Pindimar Road near Myall Way, Tea Gardens, after hearing a Subaru Forrester and a Nissan Dualis had collided.

Police were told a woman stopped her Nissan Dualis on the shoulder of Pindimar Road, when it was struck by a Subaru Forrester.

Emergency services attended.

However, the 64-year-old woman died at the scene.

She is yet to be formally identified.

The Subaru driver, a 46-year-old man, was freed after being trapped and airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a serious condition.

Officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District established a crime scene, which has been examined by specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit.

As the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is ongoing.

Anyone who may have dashcam footage or CCTV is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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