Trailbike rider dies in crash - Port Stephens-Hunter Police District

Saturday, 11 March 2023 01:16:49 AM

A trailbike rider has died in a two-vehicle crash in the state’s Port Stephens-Hunter Police District yesterday.

About 7.30pm (Friday 11 March 2023), emergency services were called to the intersection of McKeachie Drive and Oakhampton Road at Abberglassyn, near Maitland - after reports a trailbike rider had collided with another vehicle.

Witnesses rendered first aid to the rider – a man believed to be aged in his 20s – before the arrival of NSW Ambulance paramedics; however, he died at the scene.

The driver and single occupant of the other vehicle – a silver Nissan Dualis – a 17-year-old female – was not injured and was taken to Maitland Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from the Port Stephens-Hunter Police District established a crime scene and commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.