Meanwhile, a man is still in a critical condition in Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, after a motorcycle crash in Sydney’s south-west on Saturday.
NSW Police have been told a motorcycle and car travelling south on Edgar Street near Augusta Street, Condell Park, collided about 12.45pm.
The motorcycle crashed into a pole.
The rider, a 23-year-old man, was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics at the scene before being taken to Liverpool Hospital in a critical condition. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured.
Anyone with information about either of these incidents 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.
Our sincere condolences to the deceased rider’s family and friends and our sincere best wishes to the injured rider for a full and swift recovery.
In Victoria, Greensborough Highway Patrol caught a motorcycle rider speeding and drink driving at Watsons Creek on Sunday morning.
Officers clocked the Ducati motorcycle travelling along Eltham Yarra Road at 110km/h in a 60km zone about 9.45am.
The rider was intercepted, and the male rider returned a positive preliminary breath test.
He was taken to a police station where he returned a blood alcohol reading of .061.
The motorcycle was immediately impounded for 30 days.
A 35-year-old Diamond Creek man is expected to be charged on summons with drink driving and exceed speed.