Fatal Cash Esk Highway
Saturday, 16 June 2012 - 12:42pm
On Thursday 7th June 2012, emergency personnel attended a single vehicle crash on the Esk Highway, 3 kilometres east of the Midland Highway. At 7.50am a white Nissan utility has lost control and crashed into a tree on the northern side of the road.
The driver of this vehicle, a 70 year old male from Royal George, was initially treated at the Launceston General Hospital and then conveyed to the Austin Hospital in Victoria. At 5.25 am on 16/6/12 the driver of the Nissan, passed away at the Austin Hospital.
An investigation into the crash is being conducted and a report will be prepared for the coroner.
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