YOUNG BOY KILLED IN SINGLE CAR CRASH NORTH OF NEWCASTLE

Tragic news from the Hunter region overnight, with a six-year-old boy killed in a crash at East Seaham.

Emergency services responded to the crash on Newline Road just before 6 o’clock on Sunday evening, after reports a car had rolled after it left the road and hit a power pole.

The young boy, who was in the back seat of the Mazda died at the scene.

A second child, a three-year-old girl and the female driver of the car suffered facial lacerations.

They were both taken to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital for treatment.

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