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Fatal crash - Newcastle area

Monday, 03 July 2017 10:18:02 AM

A man has died after a motorcycle and car collided north of Newcastle yesterday.

About 12.30pm yesterday (Sunday 2 July 2017), a 31-year-old Moorebank man was travelling west on Bingleburra Road, Sugarloaf, 80km north of Newcastle on his VF Honda motorcycle when he and a 4WD collided.

The motorcyclist suffered critical injuries and died at the scene.

The driver of the silver Landcruiser, a 42-year-old man from Scone, was not injured.

He was taken to Dungog Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.