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Police appeal for information after man injured in fail-to-stop crash - Newcastle

Saturday, 16 July 2022 03:05:52 AM

Police are appealing for public assistance after a motorcyclist was injured following a fail-to-stop crash at Newcastle yesterday.

About 6.40pm (Friday 15 July 2022), a BMW R1150 motorcycle was travelling south on Stewart Avenue, near the intersection of Parry Street, when he was hit by a small white sedan, possibly a Toyota Yaris.

The 25-year-old rider was thrown from his motorcycle onto the roadway as the sedan continued travelling south on Stewart Avenue.

The rider was treated at the scene and taken to John Hunter Hospital with shoulder and rib injuries. He remains in a stable condition.

Officer from Newcastle City Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene and have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, or has relevant dashcam vision, to contact Newcastle Police on (02) 49290999 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.