Highway Patrol officer injured in crash – Central Coast

An officer attached to NSW Police Traffic and Highway Patrol has been injured in a single-vehicle crash on the Central Coast this afternoon.

About 4.15pm (Sunday 17 November 2019), the male officer was riding an unmarked motorcycle on Berkeley Road, Berkeley Vale when he lost control and crashed into a guardrail.

He came off his bike and landed down an embankment.

Emergency services were called and came to his aid.

He was treated at the scene for two broken legs and was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.

At this stage it is unknown if the officer was responding to an incident.

Police from Tuggerah Lakes Police District are calling for any witnesses to the crash, or anyone with dash-cam vision to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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