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Tragic week for riders on NSW roads

It’s been a tragic week for riders on NSW roads with two deaths and two seriously injured. Early this week a 19-year-old P-plate driver was charged with dangerous driving occasioning death after a crash with a 41-year-old man on a scooter. On Wednesday, a 24-year-old Landcruiser driver allegedly on the wrong side of the road was also …

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Crashed rider’s body found 12 hours later

The body of a 42-year-old man has been found up to 12 hours after he went missing on a country road in the Lockyer Valley west of Brisbane yesterday. Queensland Police say the rider died “following a single-vehicle motorcycle crash” on Lowood Minden Road at Coolana. “Preliminary information indicates the motorcycle was travelling south along …

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Driver allegedly runs red light, hits rider and flees

Driver allegedly runs red light, hits rider and flees

The recent spate of hit-and-run accidents involving motorcyclists continues with an SUV driver charged after allegedly running a red light and hitting a rider in north-west Sydney last week. Police say a Nissan utility was travelling south on Windsor Road, Rouse Hill, about 9.30pm last Thursday (12 September 2019) when it approached the intersection of Schofields …

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Three die in two NSW motorcycle crashes

Two people have died in a single-motorcycle crash in Sydney’s south today and another rider died in a crash at Castle Rock yesterday. About 11.10am (Sunday 8 September 2019), emergency services were called to Forest Road, Peakhurst, after reports that a motorcycle hit a pole. The male rider and a female pillion passenger died at …

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Fundraiser for hit-run crash victim’s family

A fundraiser page has been started to raise money for the family of rider Scott Rose, 39, who was killed in a collision with an unlicensed driver at Tumbulgum, NSW, on Monday (2 September 2019). You can support the fundraiser by clicking here. So far, more than $6400 of a $10,000 goal has been raised …

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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, 64, dies after crashing into ditch

A 64-year-old male rider has died after crashing into a ditch near Kempsey on the NSW mid-north coast about 12.15pm yesterday (Saturday 31 August 2019). NSW Police say he was riding his Ducati along Gowlings Hill Road towards the intersection of Dondingalong Road, Dondingalong. “As the man attempted to negotiate the bend, he appears to …

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Three riders die in three state crashes

Police in NSW, Victoria and Queensland are investigating separate crashes in which three riders died yesterday (20 August 2019). Victorian Police arrested a truck driver after a fatal collision with a motorcycle in Produce Drive, Epping, about 10.45pm. The male rider, who is yet to be formally identified, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries …

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Tips when pulled over for speeding

Motorists sometimes inadvertently convict themselves for speeding when they are pulled over by the police, says traffic and criminal law specialist Chris Kalpage. We have previously offered tips on what to do if pulled over by the police as well as tips from the police themselves! Now, Chris has offered the following tips on what to do when …

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Rider hits traffic sign in fatal crash

A 50-year-old rider has died after his motorcycle hit a roadside traffic sign in rural Nowra, on the NSW south coast. Police say that just before 3pm yesterday (14 August 2019) “a motorcycle travelling south on Parma Road at Yerriyong was approaching a bend, when it hit a traffic sign pole”. The rider was unable …

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