A man has died following a serious single vehicle accident on the Bucketts Way on Sunday, July 21, 2019.
About 4.55pm emergency services were called to the Bucketts Way, near the Hillville Road turnoff, following reports a car had left the road and crashed into a large tree.
A male passenger, aged 22, sustained serious injuries and died at the scene.
A 21-year-old female driver, and a second passenger, aged two and a half, were trapped in the vehicle.
The scene was attended by police, ambulance, the Volunteer Rescue Association and the Rural Fire Service.
The female and infant were stabilised at the scene before being cut free by rescue personnel.
The infant suffered multiple fractures and was airlifted by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.
A second Westpac Rescue Helicopter airlifted the 21-year-old to John Hunter Hospital in a non-life-threatening condition with unspecified injuries.
Newcastle Crash Investigation Unit attended and established a crime scene. The vehicle has been seized for further investigation.
A report has been prepared for the information of the Coroner.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.