A motorcycle rider has died following a crash north of Newcastle.
About 3.15pm today (Friday 31 July 2015), a tabletop truck and a motorcycle collided on Nelson Bay Road, Williamtown.
The rider of the motorcycle died at the scene.
The driver of the truck has been taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests.
Police attached to Port Stephens Local Area Command have established a crime scene.
Investigations into the collision continue and police will prepare a report for The Coroner.