Motorcyclist critical after Pennant Hills crash

A motorcyclist remains in a critical condition after coming off his bike at Pennant Hills overnight.

The crash happened on Pennant Hills Road when a southbound motorcyclist swerved to avoid a northbound silver Mitsubishi Outlander performing a U-turn, near the intersection of Pomona Street, about 6.20pm (Thursday 7 March 2019),

The 23-year-old rider was thrown from the motorcycle, sliding along the roadway before hitting a brick wall.

He sustained head and internal injuries and has undergone surgery overnight in Westmead Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

The driver of the SUV, a 62-year-old man from West Pennant Hills, continued south but was flagged down by another motorist.

He immediately returned to the scene and spoke with police. The man was arrested and has now undergone mandatory testing; he has also provided a statement to Crash Investigators.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash and has not yet spoken to officers, or anyone with dash cam vision, to contact the Crash Investigation Unit or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.

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