An 11-year-old girl has been transported to John Hunter Hospital

Woman dies in single vehicle accident in Stroud

A woman in her 30s has died following a single-vehicle crash earlier this morning, Wednesday, May 5 at Stroud, south of Gloucester.

Just before 11am emergency services personnel were called to The Bucketts Way, about five kilometres north of the Stroud Hill Road intersection, following reports a Ford Ranger had left the road.

Arriving at the scene NSW Ambulance paramedics located the driver trapped in the front cabin of the vehicle.

She died at the scene.

The 11-year-old girl passenger freed herself from the vehicle before being treated by paramedics for minor injuries and transferred to the John Hunter Hospital.

Officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District have established a crime scene as they investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

The Bucketts Way has been closed in both directions, with diversions in place for both north and southbound traffic via Johnsons Creek Road.

Delays are expected, police are urging motorists to avoid The Bucketts Way as the road will be closed for some time.

Anyone who was driving along The Bucketts Way around the time of the incident and may have dashcam footage is urged to contact police.

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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.