Motorcyclist killed in horror head-on crash with ute near Ballina

A man has tragically died after a motorcycle and ute collided head-on in northern NSW.

The fatal accident happened on Marom Creek Road at Marom Creek, near Ballina, about 4.00pm on Sunday.

Police say the 24-year-old man collided head-on with a Nissan Navara at the intersection of Youngmans Creek Dip Road.


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“The man was thrown from his bike and sustained serious injuries,” officers said in a statement.

Despite attempts by members of the public to resuscitate him, he died at the scene.

The driver of the Nissan, a 69-year-old man, managed to escape uninjured but was taken to Lismore Base Hospital as a precaution and to provide a blood sample.

Investigations into the crash are ongoing.

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RIP James ☹️