Motorcyclist dies following crash - Tamworth

Monday, 20 November 2023 01:18:47 PM

A motorcyclist has died in hospital following a serious crash in the state’s north last week.

About 2pm on Monday 13 November 2023, police 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 with critical injuries.

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.

About 3.30pm yesterday (Sunday 19 November 2023), police were notified the man died in hospital.

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.

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