Motorcyclist dies after crash – Canley Heights

A man has died following a motorcycle crash in Sydney’s west over the weekend.

Just before 6.00pm (Saturday 5 June 2021), emergency services were called to the Cumberland Highway, Canley Heights, near Canley Vale Road, after reports a motorcyclist riding a black Harley Davidson had collided with the rear of a green Honda Odyssey sedan.

The rider, a 29-year-old man, suffered serious injuries and was treated at the scene by Ambulance paramedics, before being taken to Liverpool Hospital in a critical condition.

The driver of the other vehicle, a 65-year-old man, was not injured and was later taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Fairfield City Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

About 1.30pm on Thursday 10 June 2021, the rider of the motorcycle died in hospital.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Inquiries into the crash are continuing.

Anyone with information about this incident or has dash cam footage is urged to contact Fairfield Police or Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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