Police responding to fatal motorcycle crash at Hunter Region

A motorcyclist has died following a crash near Cessnock yesterday.

About 10.50am (Saturday 5 September 2020), emergency services were called to Great North Road, Wollombi, following reports a motorcyclist and KIA sedan collided.

The rider, a 52 -year-old man, was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics, however he died at the scene.

The driver, a 74-year-old man was taken to Cessnock Hospital for mandatory blood and alcohol testing.

Officers from Hunter Valley Police District established a crime scene and have commenced inquiries into the cause of the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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.

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