Motorcyclist dies in Alstonville

A motorcyclist has died following a crash at Alstonville yesterday, NSW Police say.

About 4.30pm (Monday 20 August 2018), a Nissan Elgrand van travelling south on Ballina Road and a Triumph motorcycle travelling east on the Bruxner Highway have collided at the intersection.

The rider, a 39-year-old man, was thrown from his bike and suffered critical injuries. Attempts to revive him were unsuccessful and he died at the scene.

The driver, a 33-year-old woman, was taken to hospital for mandatory tests.

Inquiries are continuing by officers from the Far North Coast Crash Investigation Unit.

Police are appealing for anyone with information, dash cam footage or any witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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