Serious injury motorcycle crash at Wilcannia

A man has been seriously injured following a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in the state’s far west yesterday.

About 2.50pm (Thursday 17 March 2022), emergency services were called to the Barrier Highway, about 40km east of Wilcannia, following reports a motorcycle had crashed.

Police were told the rider left the roadway whilst attempting to negotiate a bend before he was thrown from the motorcycle.

The rider – a 62-year-old man – was taken to Wilcannia Hospital before he was airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital, in a critical condition.

Officers attached to Barrier Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

Inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash continue.

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