Police are investigating the death of a woman, who was the passenger, in a single-vehicle crash in the state’s Hunter Region today.
About 1.45am Tuesday 24 November 2015, emergency services were called to Wine Country Drive, North Rothbury, following reports of a vehicle that had crashed into a telegraph pole.
On arrival, emergency services assisted an 83-year-old female passenger; however she died at the scene.
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A 62-year-old male driver suffered serious injuries. He remains at John Hunter Hospital.
A crime scene has been established while a full investigation will be conducted by officers from Hunter Valley Local Area Command and Crash Investigation Unit.
A report will be prepared for the Coroner.