One killed, another seriously injured in separate motorcycle accidents in NSW

A MAN has been killed and another aged in his 20s has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition following two horror motorcycle crashes in NSW.

The first happened on the Old Pacific Highway on Sydney’s Upper North Shore just before midday on Sunday.

It’s understood a 24-year-old man was riding around a winding bend when his motorcycle smashed into the back of a tipper truck next to an emergency helipad.


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PHOTO: Supplied by CareFlight NSW

The recommended speed limit for the bend where the accident occurred is just 45km/h.

CareFlight’s rapid response rescue helicopter was dispatched the scene and landed on the designated helipad.

PHOTO: Supplied by CareFlight NSW

The crew’s specialist doctor and critical care paramedic helped emergency services treat the man as he lay seriously injured in the middle of the road.

He underwent a blood transfusion at the scene and, once stable enough, was flown to Royal North Shore Hospital.

PHOTO: Supplied by CareFlight NSW

A CareFlight spokesperson said the man was airlifted in a serious but stable condition.

PHOTO: Supplied by CareFlight NSW

The second accident happened on the Golden Highway at Jerry Plains, in the state’s Hunter region around 2.15pm.

Police said a man was killed after the motorcycle he was riding collided head-on with a Toyota Landcruiser.

The rider’s age was not immediately known. The woman behind the wheel of the Landcruiser was not physically hurt.

NSW Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding both collisions.

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