Motorcyclist trapped under 4WD after horror crash

A MOTORCYCLIST has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after becoming trapped under a four-wheel-drive following a nasty crash on a mountain south of Sydney.

Police said the motorcyclist collided with a Volkswagen 4WD on Mount Keira Road at Mount Keira, near Wollongong, about 4.45pm on Wednesday.

The rider, a 26-year-old man from West Wollongong, was critically injured in the collision.


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Emergency services arrived at the scene to find the man trapped under the 4WD.

He was eventually freed and airlifted to St George Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

The 18-year-old man driving the 4WD was left shaken, but not injured after the incident. He was taken to Wollongong Hospital for mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

Officers from Wollongong Police District established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information is urged to come forward.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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