Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash which has blocked M1 north of Wollongong

Police and emergency services remain at the scene of a crash north of Wollongong in which a motorcyclist has been seriously injured.

Officers from Wollongong Police District were called to the northbound lanes of the M1 Princes Motorway shortly before 5am (Wednesday 16 December 2020), after a truck and motorcycle crashed at Cataract (Bulli Tops).

The male motorcyclist was treated at the scene for multiple injuries before being taken by NSW Ambulance under police escort to St George Hospital.

Northbound motorists are being diverted at Picton Road and can use the Hume Motorway to continue their journey north; however, motorists wishing to use the M1 Princes Motorway can divert via Memorial Drive in Wollongong and use Bulli Pass to return to the motorway.

All eastbound traffic on Picton Road is being diverted southbound on the M1.

Motorists should allow extra travel time and follow the directions of police and traffic crews.

For the latest traffic information, visit www.livetraffic.com, download the Live Traffic NSW app or call 132 701.

Inquiries are continuing and police are appealing for anyone with information about the crash, or who have dashcam vision, to call Wollongong Police or Crime Stoppers.

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