Motorcyclist critical following crash - Tamworth

Monday, 13 November 2023 08:22:22 PM

A motorcycle rider has been hospitalised in a critical condition following a crash in the state’s north today.

About 2pm today (Monday 13 November 2023), officers attached to State Crime Command’s Raptor Squad were conducting patrols in Tamworth, when they located a motorcycle rider with serious head injuries on Kenny Drive, West Tamworth.

Police rendered assistance to the injured man before NSW Ambulance paramedics attended and he was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition.

Following initial inquiries, police established the 31-year-old man had been riding a Kawasaki motorcycle on Kenny Drive when he lost control and crashed. No other vehicles were involved.

Officers attached to Oxley Police District have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

As inquiries continue, any witnesses or anyone with information or dashcam footage is urged to call police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.