Fatal motorcycle crash near Newcastle, NSW

Police are investigating following a fatal crash near Newcastle this afternoon, NSW Police say.

About 3.40pm today, emergency services were called to the Pacific Motorway at Beresfield, following reports of a collision between a motorcycle and a B-double in the north-bound lane.

The rider was assisted by Ambulance Paramedics; however died at the scene.

The driver of the truck was uninjured and taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

No further details are known at this stage.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stopers.

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