Motorcyclist fights for life after crash with truck

Police are investigating a crash in Sydney’s west which has left a motorcyclist fighting for his life in hospital.

The crash happened on Newton Road in Wetherill Park at around 1.30pm yesterday.

Police said a Honda motorcycle collided with a Hino truck at the location.


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The rider, a 38-year-old man, suffered severe head and internal injuries.

He was treated and stabilised by paramedics at the scene before being rushed to Liverpool Hospital in a critical condition.

The truck driver, a 36-year-old man, was not injured.

He was taken to Fairfield Hospital for mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

He was then conveyed to the Fairfield Police Station where he spent the afternoon assisting police with inquiries.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are continuing.

Witnesses have been urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers.