Men charged, woman critical after street racing near Dubbo

Two men have been charged and a woman remains in a critical condition following a serious motorcycle crash in the state’s Central West.

About 2pm on Tuesday (11 August 2020), emergency services responded to reports of a serious motorcycle crash on the Renshaw McGuire Way, approximately 10km from Yeoval.

Police were told two men and a woman, each riding motorcycles, were travelling from Parkes to Dubbo when the woman, aged 20, lost control on a bend and crashed into the Armco railing.

She was treated by paramedics and taken to Parkes District Hospital before being airlifted to Liverpool Hospital where she remains in a critical condition.

Officers attached to Orana Mid Western Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the incident.

About 9.30am yesterday (Thursday 13 August 2020), detectives attended a home on Garnet Street at Dubbo and spoke with two men, aged 22 and 30.

Both men were issued court attendance notices for drive recklessly/ furiously or speed/ manner dangerous, and organise/ promote race between vehicles.

They were also issued traffic infringement notices for exceed speed >45km/h, and their licences were suspended.

The men will appear before Dubbo Local Court on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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