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Motorcycle rider critically injured following crash - Cranebrook

Tuesday, 23 August 2022 04:30:01 AM

A motorcycle rider has been hospitalised in a critical condition following a crash in Sydney’s west overnight.

Emergency services were called to the intersection of Greygums and McHenry Roads, Cranebrook, just before 8pm (Monday 22 August 2022), after reports a motorcycle and car had collided.

The unregistered trailbike and rider caught alight, and the driver extinguished the flames.

The rider, a 29-year-old man, was treated for life-threatening injuries and airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital in a critical condition.

The Holden Captiva driver, a 29-year-old man, was treated by paramedics for burns to his hands and taken to Concord Hospital. He will also undergo mandatory testing.

Officers from Nepean Police Area Command established a crime scene which has been forensically examined.

An investigation has commenced into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Inquiries continue.

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.