FATAL PEDESTRIAN CRASH – LAKE MACQUARIE

A woman has died after she was struck by a truck at Lake Macquarie overnight.

Emergency services were called to the M1 at Cameron Park, near the Newcastle Link Road, just after 9pm (Thursday 22 April 2021), following reports a pedestrian had been hit by a truck.

Witnesses performed CPR; however, the female pedestrian died at the scene. She is yet to be formally identified.

Officers from Lake Macquarie and Newcastle City Police Districts attended and established a crime scene, which has since been forensically examined.

The truck driver, a 23-year-old man, was taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

An investigation has commenced into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.