Motorcyclist dies after crash at Lake Macquarie

A motorcyclist has died following a crash in the Lake Macquarie District earlier today.

About 2.35pm (Thursday 3 December 2020), emergency services were called to Caves Beach Road, Caves Beach, after reports a motorcycle had left the road and hit a fence after colliding with a turning vehicle.

The rider, believed to be an 18-year-old man, was treated by Ambulance paramedics, however he died at the scene.

The female driver of a Ford Territory wagon involved in the crash was taken to Belmont Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Lake Macquarie Police Distrct have commenced an investigation into the circumstances of the crash.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has dash-cam footage or CCTV footage which might assist police with their investigation is asked to call Lake Macquarie Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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