ONE woman has died and another is in a serious condition following a fatal motorcycle crash which occurred in the state’s New England region this afternoon.
About 1.30pm, a female motorcyclist was travelling west on Waterfall Way, Ebor, about 50km east of Armidale, when investigations suggest she stopped to pick something up from the roadway.
While crossing the road the woman was hit by another motorcycle, also being ridden by a female.
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As a result of the collision, the rider of the second motorcycle received fatal injuries and died at the scene.
The woman who was crossing the road received serious injuries, including leg fractures, and has been airlifted to Tamworth Hospital.
Waterfall Way is closed in both directions whilst investigations continue. Local diversions are in place.