Appeal for information after serious crash near Newcastle, NSW

Police are appealing for public assistance after a serious crash in Maryville today.

About 8.19am (Sunday 3 February 2019) emergency services were called to Hannell Street, Maryville, after reports, a Minivan had lost control and collided with two parked cars, a Honda Accord and a Jeep Cherokee.

The male driver of a Toyota Minivan, a 58-year-old man, from Mayfield, was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition. His female passenger, a 30-year-old Mayfield woman, sustained lacerations and a possible leg injury.

The Honda Accord and Jeep Cherokee were parked and unattended.

Officers from Newcastle City Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash. Initial inquiries suggest the man may have suffered a medical episode.

Police are appealing for anyone with information or dash cam vision to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.

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