Man dies after motorcycle crash - West Wallsend

Sunday, 29 August 2021 12:38:25 AM

A man has died after a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in the Lake Macquarie area yesterday.

About 3.30pm (Saturday 28 August 2021), emergency services were called to Boundary Street, West Wallsend, after reports a motorcyclist had left the road and crashed.

Officers from Lake Macquarie Police District attended and found a KTM 450 motorcycle had crashed into trees and bushes, just south of Bridge Street.

Members of the public and NSW Ambulance officers attempted CPR on the rider, an 18-year-old man, however he could not be revived and died at the scene.

A crime scene was established and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is underway.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

Anyone who witnessed the incident – or has dashcam or mobile phone footage from the area at the time – is urged to contact Lake Macquarie Police 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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.