A man has tragically died in a horror motorbike crash near Tamworth.
The fatal accident happened about midday on Sunday, at the intersection of Ogunbil and Nowendoc Road, about 40km from Tamworth.
“Police have been told three motorcycles were travelling on Ogunbil Road, when one collided with the other cycle, left the roadway and hit a tree,” NSW police said.
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“The rider, a 59-year-old man, was assisted by people nearby before the arrival of NSW Ambulance paramedics.”
Despite desperate attempts to save him, the man died at the scene.
One of the male riders of another motorcycle was flown to Tamworth Hospital with suspected fractures.
The other rider and one female pillion managed to escape uninjured.
A crime scene has since been established with investigations into the circumstances surrounding the crash ongoing.