Three motorcycle deaths in two days in NSW Hume Police District | Canberra time

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Three people died in separate motorcycle crashes over the weekend, marking a tragic start to the road toll of 2022. In 2020, there were a total of 188 motorcycle fatalities nationwide. A 47-year-old woman died on Sunday after her motorbike and an SUV collided in Mittagong in the southern highlands. Just before 1.30pm on Sunday, emergency services were called to Old South Road after a southbound Kawasaki motorcycle and a northbound Subaru Outback collided in the northbound lane. The driver of the motorcycle died instantly. The 68-year-old man driving the car was not injured, he was taken to Bowral District Hospital for mandatory tests. Meanwhile, two men died in separate motorcycle crashes in the southern tablelands of New South Wales on Saturday. At around 4.25pm ​​on Saturday, emergency services were called to Junction Point Road, Tuena, following reports that a motorbike had crashed into the guardrail. The runner, a 57-year-old man, was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics but died at the scene. In a separate incident, emergency services were called to Brayton Road, Marulan at around 6.25pm ​​after reports that a motorbike had hit a tree. Upon arrival, a 62-year-old man was located near the motorcycle and could not be revived. READ ALSO: Officers from the Hume Police District established crime scenes at the two crash sites, which were examined by specialist forensic police. Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the accidents are ongoing. Reports will be prepared for the coroner’s information. ACT Policing advises the following to motorcyclists and drivers. Motorcyclists should: Drivers should: Our journalists work hard to bring local, up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content:


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