A man has died following a single-vehicle crash in the Lake Macquarie region this morning.

About 5.15am (Tuesday 13 October 2020), emergency services were called to the M1, near Palmers Road, at Freemans Waterhole, following reports a car had left the road and rolled down an embankment.

On arrival, officers from Lake Macquarie Police District located the driver and single occupant of the vehicle, a man, deceased. He has not been formally identified.

A crime scene was established, and investigations are continuing into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

As investigations continue, any witnesses or anyone with dash cam vision is urged to come forward.

Traffic diversions remain in place – visit www.livetraffic.com for more information.