Driver dies after single vehicle crash in Morriset

A woman has died in hospital following a single-vehicle crash near Morriset last week.

About 6.40pm on Friday 6 January 2023, emergency services were called to Fishery Point Road, Morriset, following reports a Holden Commodore sedan had left the road and struck a tree.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle – a 43-year-old woman – was trapped in the wreckage, before being released by Fire and Rescue personnel.

The woman was taken to John Hunter Hospital, where she remained until she died yesterday (Monday 9 January 2023).

Officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police District have commenced inquiries into the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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