Police responding to serious traffic crash at Brightview

Police are investigating a serious traffic crash at Brightview today involving five motorcycles and a vehicle.

Shortly after midday a silver Holden Commodore sedan travelling south crashed into a red Harley Davidson motorcycle on Brightview Road resulting in the amputation of the 54-year-old rider’s right lower leg from the impact.

Initial investigations indicate the motorcyclist was attempting to overtake another vehicle.

Four other motorcycles following crashed while taking evasive action.

The 54-year-old man and another motorcyclist were airlifted to hospital for treatment to their injuries with another three men treated by paramedics.

The driver of the sedan, a 36-year-old woman, was also treated for minor injuries at the scene.

Forensic Crash Unit investigations are continuing.

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