Police seek dash cam vision over serious crash at Hexham

Police are urging two motorists who may have witnessed a serious crash at Hexham last month to come forward.

Shortly after 10am on Friday 2 August 2019, emergency services were called to Maitland Road, Hexham following reports a Mack truck and a Honda motorcycle had collided.

The 21-year-old male motorcycle rider from Woodberry was airlifted by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and taken to John Hunter Hospital with serious leg injuries. He has since been released from hospital.

The 54-year old male truck driver from Torryburn was uninjured and taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

The two motorists, one in car and another in a truck, were stopped at traffic lights on Maitland Road prior to the collision and are urged to come forward.

The Hexham Bridge was closed for three hours and one east bound lane on the Pacific Highway was closed for five hours while the scene was being examined.

As investigations continue by officers from the Hunter Crash Investigation Unit, anyone with information or dash cam vision is urged to come forward.


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