Driver flees after motorcyclist killed in collision with car

A motorcyclist has died after colliding with a car near Tweed Heads with the driver fleeing the scene.

Two motorbikes collided with a car at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Tweed Valley Way in Tumbulgum just before 3.30 this afternoon.

One of the riders died at the scene.


The second rider was taken to Tweed Hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the car failed to stop at the scene of the accident.

Police are now searching for a small bright blue hatchback with Queensland registration plates 170 ZCP.

Officers saying the car suffered damage to its front end in the accident.

Anyone who spots the vehicle or knows who it belongs to is urged to contact Triple Zero or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.