Man Dies After ATV Crash At Lake Macquarie

A man has died after an ATV rolled in the Lake Macquarie area.

About 7pm yesterday (Sunday 31 March 2024), emergency services were called to a fire trail on Crown Land in Cooranbong, following reports a two-seater ATV had crashed.

The passenger – a 35-year-old man – was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics; however, he died at the scene.

The driver a – 30-year-old man – was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition.

Officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police District established a crime scene which was forensically examined by specialist police form the Crash Investigation Unit.

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

Inquiries are ongoing.

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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