Fatal single-vehicle crash – West Wallsend

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash at Lake Macquarie early this morning.

About 4.40am today (Wednesday 15 May 2024), emergency services were called to George Booth Drive at West Wallsend following reports a car had crashed.

The driver and sole occupant of the Mazda sedan was treated by paramedics; however, died at the scene.

He has since been identified as a 20-year-old man.

Officers from Lake Macquarie Police District have established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

As inquiries continue, police urge anyone with information or dashcam footage to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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

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