Rider dies in head-on collision with motorcycle

Crashes Queensland NSW police crash accidents

A 65-year-old male rider has died in a head-on collision with another motorcycle in Bylong in NSW about 12.10pm yesterday (Monday 16 September 2019).

NSW Police say he was riding north on Bylong Valley Way when he collided with another motorcyclist travelling in the opposite direction.

The rider died at the scene while the other rider, a 54-year-old male, suffered internal injuries and was airlifted to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.

Officers from Orana Mid Western Police District attended the scene and have started an investigation.

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

Second fatality

Police are seeking witnesses to a motorcycle crash in Capalaba, Brisbane, yesterday afternoon (Monday 16 September 2019) that claimed the life of a Birkdale man.

Queensland Police say their preliminary investigations indicate the man was riding west on Finucane Road around 3.40pm when “he lost control of his motorbike near Elmhurst Street”.

The 31-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Forensic Crash investigators are appealing for any witnesses or anyone who may have dash cam vision to contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24 hours a day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours a day.

Our sincere condolences to the families and friends of both riders and our best wishes to the other rider for a full and speedy recovery.

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