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Rider dies in head-on crash near Ipswich

A rider in his 20s has died in head-on collision on the Brisbane Valley Highway at Ironbark, near Ipswich, overnight. Queensland Police say the crash happened about 10.55pm. They say the motorcycle, ridden by the man from nearby Mt Crosby was heading west when it collided with a sedan travelling in the opposite direction. The …

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Another fatality in group riding crash

A 63-year-old Victorian man has died in a crash on a dirt road while out riding in a group southwest of Stanthorpe, Queensland, yesterday (Tuesday 11 September 2019). Police say the man was riding his motorcycle around noon along Murphy’s Crossing Road at Nundubbermere (above) as part of a larger group. They say he “lost …

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Driver free after causing rider death of Luke Harris

Driver free after causing rider death

A driver who caused the death of a rider has walked free from court over a technicality that allows motorists to dangerously pull over on the side of multi-lane highways and motorways. Burpengary rider Luke Harris, aged just 25, died on 28 December 2017 in a crash caused by a ute pulling out in front …

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Hit-run fatal driver was unlicensed

A British man facing multiple charges involving a fatal crash with two motorcycles on Monday (2 September 2019) was an unlicensed driver in a rental car. Graham Belcher, 52, of Britain, was arrested at Brisbane International Airport yesterday (3 September 2019) at 2am as he was about to board a flight to Hong Kong. He will …

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Rider dies after car turns across his path

A 27-year-old male rider from Jimboomba, south of Brisbane, has died in a collision with a car allegedly turning across his path. The accident happened at 10am today (27 April, 2019) in Park Ridge. Queensland Police say their preliminary inquiries indicate the motorcycle was travelling south on Chambers Flat Road when he collided with a car …

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Alleged single-vehicle crashes claim toll

One rider has died and another serious injured in allegedly single-vehicle motorcycle crashes in Brisbane over the past couple of days. In the first incident, a 26-year-old Cornubia man died in a crash on Lytton Rd, Bulimba, at 5.30am yesterday (19 April 2019). Police say it was a single-vehicle crash, although they have not yet concluded their …

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Police bias in bike crash probe

Police bias in motorcycle crash probe

A driver who crossed double white lines and killed a teenage motorcyclist was charged with a traffic offence rather than manslaughter in an investigation marred by police bias. A Northern Territory Coronial Inquest has been told police took five weeks to interview the female driver of the Subaru wagon that hit 16-year-old Xavier Lengyal’s bike …

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Police target riders on long weekend.

Victorian Police will target both road and off-road motorcyclists this Labour Day long weekend in the annual Operation Arid. Extra police resources, including 10 more “booze and drug buses”, will be deployed in priority areas, including Wangaratta/Benalla, Yarra Ranges, Geelong/ Moorabool, Glen Eira and Greater Dandenong. The operation runs from 12.01am tomorrow (8 March 2019) …

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Witnesses sought over hit-run rider

Victorian Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a hit-and-run crash in West Melbourne left a motorcyclist with serious injuries. The accident happened on Footscray Road at 5.10am today (February 28, 2019). The 29-year-old male rider was treated by paramedics on scene and taken to hospital with serious injuries. Police believe a white, …

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Justice moves slowly over roadworks rider fatality

Some 31 months after a Darwin rider died in a roadworks crash, the wheels of justice grind on slowly as those responsible face fines up to $1.5m. NT Worksafe has charged the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics and Queensland company BMD Constructions with failing to comply with work health and safety obligations. The matter …

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