Motorcyclist dies after hitting a tree -- west of Albury

Saturday, 09 July 2022 07:07:09 PM

A man has died after his motorcycle crashed in the state’s Riverina region.

Emergency services were called to the Riverina Highway at Bungowannah, 15km north-west of Albury, about 12.20pm (Saturday 9 July 2022), after motorists saw the eastbound rider leave the road and hit a tree.

Passing motorists, including off-duty paramedic, stopped to assist but the man died at the scene.

The man is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be aged in his 20s.

Officers from Murray River Police District will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner.

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