Fatal Accident At Wallsend

Very sad news.

A woman has lost her life in a tragic accident in Wallsend overnight. 

The 21-year-old and two others were walking on Minmi Road near the Fletcher Street intersection at around 11pm when she and a friend were hit by a Holden Astra.

The woman suffered critical head injuries and was rushed to the John Hunter Hospital.

Sadly she couldn't be saved.

The 18-year-old driver is helping detectives with their inquiries.

While the second person hit has been treated for a minor leg injury. 

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