A 74-year-old man has died in hospital after a Toyota Land Cruiser crashed into his home. The vehicle hit the front of the house where the man was sleeping around 3pm on Sunday afternoon causing structural damage.
The 69-year-old driver was also taken to hospital with critical injuries. A crime scene has been established by the police, and the vehicle was seized for forensic examination.
Initial inquiries suggest that the driver had suffered a medical episode before the incident. Police believe the vehicle was travelling north on High St, Largs, when it left the road and crashed into the home.
As the investigation continues, police are asking for any witnesses or dashcam footage to contact Maitland police or Crimestoppers.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.