Man dead after car hits fence, street sign near Lake Macquarie

A MAN is dead following a single-vehicle crash near Lake Macquarie in NSW.

The accident happened just after 8am yesterday on Lake Road at Glendale.

Police said a Toyota Camry crashed into a fence and a street sign on the side of the road around 100 metres north of Main Road.


A passerby stopped and rendered assistance to the 59-year-old male driver until paramedics arrived.

The man was rushed to John Hunter Hospital however, he was unable to be revived.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.