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Motorcycle rider critically injured following crash - St Ives

Tuesday, 04 July 2017 04:43:01 PM

A motorcycle rider is in a critical condition following a three-vehicle crash in St Ives this afternoon.

About 1.20pm (Tuesday 4 July 2017), emergency services were called to Mona Vale Road, St Ives, near the intersection of Mawson Street, following reports of a crash.

Initial investigations suggest a motorcycle and a taxi travelling west on Mona Vale Road collided, before the motorcycle rider fell from the bike and was hit by a van.

The rider of the motorcycle, a man believed to be aged in his 20s, was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to hospital in a critical condition.

The driver of the taxi, a 25-year-old man and the driver of the van, a 41-year-old man, were not injured and have both been taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine analysis.

A crime scene has been established and investigations are continuing.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.