Motorcyclist dies after crashing north of Gloucester

A motorcyclist has died in a single-vehicle crash on the state’s Mid North Coast.

About 1.45pm yesterday (Friday 12 February 2021), a Harley Davidson motorcycle was travelling on Thunderbolts Way at Bretti, 40km north of Gloucester, when it left the road and travelled down an embankment.

It ended up in a paddock with the rider, a 66-year-old Queensland man, suffering internal and spinal injuries.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Gloucester Hospital. He died while being airlifted to John Hunter Hospital.

An investigation is now underway into the cause of the crash and a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact 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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