Man in critical condition following motorcycle crash south of Coffs Harbour

Thursday, 01 April 2021 04:17:44 PM

A motorcyclist is in a critical condition following a motorcycle crash south of Coffs Harbour.

About 6.30am today (Thursday 1 April 2021), emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway at Raleigh, following reports a motorcycle travelling south had hit a fallen tree before leaving the roadway a short distance away.

Upon arrival, police located a male rider – believed to be aged in his 60s – suffered serious head injuries.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Coffs Harbour Health Campus; he’s since been airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition.

Officers attached to Coffs/Clarence Police District established a crime scene and have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or who may have dashcam is urged to come forward.

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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.