Police seek witnesses after serious crash – Hunter Region

A man has been taken to hospital following a crash in the Hunter Region yesterday.

About 2.30pm (Thursday 6 May 2021), a bicycle rider was travelling east on Arthur Street, Rutherford, when it collided with a Ford Falcon Utility travelling southbound on Weblands Street.

The rider, a 36-year-old man, suffered head injuries and was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before he was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a serious condition.

The 39-year-old male driver was taken to Maitland Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Port Stephens – Hunter Police District attended and commenced an investigation.

As Investigations continue; anyone who witnessed the incident or has dash cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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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