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.