Car crashes through barrier at Newcastle Airport

A MAN suffered a cut to his head and a knee injury after his car crashed through a barrier outside the Newcastle Airport terminal.

Emergency services were called to Williamtown Drive, Williamtown, at about 10am.

A car had crashed into a barrier at the front of the airport terminal.

Police said the driver, a 50-year-old man from Salamander Bay, hit the accelerator instead of the brake.

He had a head laceration and a knee injury.

The man was taken to John Hunter Hospital and later released.

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