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Motorcyclist dies after hitting cow - Mid North Coast

Monday, 19 September 2022 08:16:43 AM

A motorcycle rider has died after hitting a cow on the state’s Mid North Coast yesterday.

About 2.40pm (Sunday 19 September 2022), emergency services were called to Greenhills Road, Upper Taylors Arm – about 30km south-west of Macksville – after reports a motorcyclist had collided with a herd of cows on the side of the road.

Witnesses rendered first aid to the rider – a 64-year-old man – before the arrival of NSW Ambulance paramedics; however, he died while being taken to Macksville Hospital.

Officers from Mid North Coast Police District established a crime scene and commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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

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.