Charlestown Death – The police have confirmed the death of a man who lost his life after a fatal crash near Charlestown on the Pacific Highway on Thursday, July 30, 2020.
The police said that about 9.25 p.m on Thursday, they got a report about a crash on the highway between Charlestown Road and Ocean View Parade at Charlestown.
According to police report, the emergency services tried to resuscitate the man believed to be in his 40s but all efforts proved futile. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Prelim report says a telegraph pole had been struck by a car that was traveling northbound when the car suddenly veered off the road and crashed.
The victim was the only one in the car.
The Lake Macquarie police commenced diversions of traffic on Thursday. Traffic returned to normal in the early hours of Friday after diversions through Frederick Street, Milson Street, Kahibah Road and the Newcastle Inner City Bypass.
Investigation is still ongoing.