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PUBLIC ASSISTANCE SOUGHT FOLLOWING OURIMBAH MOTORCYCLE CRASH

Police are appealing for information into a crash between a motorcycle and a car on the Central Coast. Just before 6:30pm yesterday, the motorcyclist was riding along the M1 near Ourimbah, when police say he was hit by a silver Holden Commodore bearing red P-plates. The driver of the Commodore failed to stop and left the scene. The 38-year-old male rider was treated at the scene by paramedics and was flown to Royal North Shore Hospital for surgery. Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or has information regarding the silver Holden Commodore and its driver.

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MOTORCYCLE CRASH CLAIMS LIFE OF RIDER WEST OF NEWCASTLE

UPDATE: Authorities have revealed the motorcyclist that died in a single vehicle crash west of Newcastle yesterday was 17-years-old. Police believe the motorcycle was travelling northbound on the M1 Pacific Highway at Cameron Park just after 4:30pm, when it lost control and crashed into the guard railing. The male rider was treated at the scene but died shortly after, no one else was injured. A motorcycle rider has died in a crash near Newcastle this afternoon. The accident happened on the Newcastle Link Road exit of the M1 heading northbound, at Seahampton, shortly before 5pm The male rider was treated at the scene by paramedics, but died a short time later.

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COURT APPEARANCE FOLLOWS FAR NORTH COAST VEHICLE COLLISION

A man will face court after a crash on the far north coast last month which resulted in another man having his leg amputated. On the morning of December 12, a Subaru Impreza and a Hyosung motorbike collided on Bentley Road in Tuncester near Lismore. A 22-year-old male motorcyclist was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital. The man has since had his right leg amputated. The 24-year-old male driver of the Subaru has been charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and overtaking when unsafe. He will face court on Monday, February 13.

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CENTRAL COAST POLICE INVESTIGATE MOTORCYLE CRASH

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital after colliding with a utility on the Central Coast. Around 10:30am, emergency services were called to the Old Pacific Highway near Cowan Road at Mooney Mooney. The 54-year-old male rider was airlifted to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition. A female pillion passenger was treated for a wrist injury, before being taken to hospital in a stable condition. The male driver of the utility was not injured. Police are urging any witnesses to come forward.

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MOTORCYCLIST FOUND DEAD IN CENTRAL HUNTER

UPDATED: Police are investigating the death of a 41-year-old motorcyclist who was found on the side of the road at Laguna in the Central Hunter region this morning. At around 8:15 this morning police were called to Wollombi Road near Murrrays Run Road following reports of the crash. It’s believed the man was riding on Wollombi Road when he lost control on a right-hand bend, left the road and crashed into a tree. His body was found a short distance away. Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

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