Man killed after car crashes into tree, bursts into flames

Police are at the scene of a single vehicle crash on the state’s Mid North Coast this morning.

About 5am (Thursday 27 August 2015), police were alerted by a member of the public who came across a vehicle on Ellis Road, Coutts Crossing, on fire.

Further inspection of the vehicle located a person deceased inside.


A crime scene was established and initial investigations have led police to believe the vehicle crashed into a tree and burst into flames.

The driver is believed to be a male aged in his early twenties, but formal identification is yet to be confirmed.

Investigations are continuing.