Sixty-six-year-old man dies following motor vehicle accident at Scone on Monday afternoon

A REPORT is being prepared for the Coroner after a man died in a motor vehicle accident at Scone on Monday afternoon.

About 4.30pm on August 19, a Mazda 3 was travelling on Noblet Street when it travelled onto a dirt access road and crashed into a tree.

The driver and sole occupant, a 66-year-old man, was treated at the scene before being taken to Scott Memorial Hospital where he died a short time later.

Officers from Hunter Valley Police District have started enquiries into the incident.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au