A teenage boy has died after his car collided with a power pole near Newcastle early this morning.
The accident happened on East Seaham Road at East Seaham just before 4.30am.
Police said it’s believed a Subaru Liberty had left the road and hit a power pole.
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The teenage boy behind the wheel of the car was airlifted from the scene, however sadly he died en route to John Hunter Hospital.
A crime scene has been established, with investigations into the circumstances surrounding the crash ongoing.
Anyone with information is urged to come forward.