Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash at Khancoban

A motorcycle rider has been taken to hospital in a serious condition following a single-vehicle crash in the Snowy Mountains yesterday.

About 11.30am (Sunday 1 November 2020), emergency services were called to Alpine Way, approximately 3km south of Swampy Plains Creek Road, Khancoban, after reports a motorcycle had left the roadway and crashed into a wombat hole.

The driver and sole occupant of the motorcycle became tangled in a rural fence before being freed by attending police.

The 68-year-old man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being taken to Canberra Hospital, where he remains in a serious condition.

Officers from Riverina Police District established a crime scene and commenced inquiries.

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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