A CHILD has died after a crash at Seaham on Sunday evening.
Police were called to New Line Road about 5.50pm on Sunday after a Mazda sedan left the road, hit a power pole and began to roll.
The driver and front-seat passenger, a 29-year-old woman and three-year-old girl respectively, suffered facial lacerations.
They were taken to the John Hunter Hospital for treatment.
A six-year-old boy who had been travelling in the back seat died at the scene.
The driver has been subjected to mandatory blood and urine tests.
A crime scene was established at the scene and a report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.
Specialists from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit are continuing inquiries into the circumstances of the crash.
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.
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