Police responding to fatal single-vehicle crash at Wilcannia

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash in the state’s west yesterday.

About 4pm (Tuesday 16 August 2022), emergency services were called to Wanaaring Road, about 75km north of Wilcannia, following reports of a motorcycle crash.

Police have been told that the 65-year-old rider was thrown from his motorcycle when it hit a rut in the unsealed road.

An off-duty doctor and paramedic rendered first-aid to the man; however, he could not be revived and died at the scene.

Officers attached to Barrier Police District established a crime scene as inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash continue.

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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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