Another tragic death on the Hunter’s roads this morning after a man was killed in a single vehicle crash south of Cessnock.
Emergency services were on the scene at Congewai Road, Congewai just after 1am, where a car had reportedly crashed into a tree.
A male passenger, thought to be in his 20s, tragically died at the scene.
He has yet to be identified.
The 28-year-old female driver and a 25-year-old female passenger were also taken to the John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.
Police are now investigating the cause of the crash and are urging anyone with information to come forward.