Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a crash in the state’s Central West yesterday.
About 3.10am (Sunday 6 September 2020), a motorcycle was stolen from a home on Bathurst Street, Condobolin.
The owner of the motorcycle, a 45-year-old man, became aware of the theft about 7am and while patrolling nearby in a utility, he sighted the motorcycle at the intersection of Mooney and Molong streets.
Shortly after, the utility and motorcycle collided on Molong Street.
The rider, a 25-year-old man, suffered a serious injury to his ankle. He was airlifted and taken to Canberra Hospital where he is expected to undergo surgery.
The older man s currently assisting police with their inquiries.
Officers from Central West Police District are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the theft and crash.
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.