Police charge man with high range PCA after crash with motorcycle – Manly

A man has been charged over a serious crash on Sydney’s northern beaches today.

About 3pm (Friday 24 June 2022), emergency services responded to reports of a crash between a car and motorcycle at the intersection of Collingwood Street and Pittwater Road, Manly.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the 26-year-old female motorcycle rider at the scene before she was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Officers from Northern Beaches Police Area Command commenced an investigation into the matter.

The driver – a 50-year-old man – was uninjured and was subjected to a roadside breath test, which returned a positive reading.

He was arrested and taken to Manly Police Station, where he underwent a breath analysis which returned an alleged reading of 0.223.

The Northmead man was issued a court attendance notice for high range PCA to appear at Manly Local Court on Wednesday 3 August 2022.

His licence was also suspended.

As inquiries into the circumstances of the crash continue anyone who may have witnessed the crash, or has any available dashcam footage, are urged to contact Manly Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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