Motorcyclist critical after crash – Tweed/Byron

A man has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after coming off his motorbike in the state’s Northern Region today.

Emergency services were called to Limpinwood Road, Tyalgum, shortly before midday (Saturday 19 October 2019), following reports a motorcycle had crashed into a tree.

On arrival officers found a 59-year-old rider suffering critical injuries. He was stabilised at the scene before being airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital suffering critical head injuries.

His female pillion passenger, aged 57, suffered shoulder and ankle injuries and was taken to Tweed Heads Hospital for further treatment.

Inquiries are continuing by officers from Tweed/Byron Police District.

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