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Ravensworth Car Accident: 22-year-old driver dies in Friday morning crash in Hunter Valley region

Ravensworth Car Accident: 22-year-old driver dies in Friday morning crash in Hunter Valley region.

In the Hunter Valley region, a two-vehicle collision claimed the life of a man.

On Friday, October 13, 2023, just after 6:15 a.m., emergency personnel were called to the Bayswater Creek Bridge, located near Ravensworth on the New England Highway. When they arrived, Hunter Valley Police District officers discovered a truck and a ute had crashed head-on.

The ute’s 22-year-old driver was examined by paramedics from NSW Ambulance, but he passed away there and then.

The truck driver, a 27-year-old man, was treated on the scene for injuries to his leg and muscle before being transferred in a stable condition to Singleton Hospital for required testing. He is helping the police with their investigations.

An investigation into the circumstances leading up to the crash has started, and a crime scene has been established.

For the coroner’s information, a report will be created.

Anyone with dash cam footage is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000 as investigations continue.