8 May 2024

Police call for information after motorcycle crash near Gundagai

| Claire Sams
Start the conversation
Wagga Police Car.

NSW Police have asked anyone with information about a crash on the Hume Highway to come forward. Photo: Shri Gayathirie Rajen.

Police are appealing for information about a collision between a motorcycle and a truck on the Hume Highway.

A NSW Police spokesperson said they responded to reports a motorcycle had crashed into the back of a truck at approximately 4 pm on Tuesday (7 May) at Coolac, approximately 18 km north of Gundagai.

“NSW Ambulance responded and treated the rider – a 35-year-old man – for arm and internal injuries,” the spokesperson said.

“The rider was airlifted to Canberra hospital in a stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.”

“The driver of the truck – also a 35-year-old man – was uninjured. He was breath-tested at the scene and returned a negative result.”

READ ALSO Teaching and nursing students to be paid for placements, but other disciplines to miss out

Following the crash, a northbound lane of the Hume Highway was closed for a short time before being reopened.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage that could be related to the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information is treated in strict confidence.

Original Article published by Claire Sams on About Regional.

Start the conversation

Daily Digest

Want the best Riverina news delivered daily? Every day we package the most popular Riverina stories and send them straight to your inbox. Sign-up now for trusted local news that will never be behind a paywall.

By submitting your email address you are agreeing to Region Group's terms and conditions and privacy policy.