Man dies after motorcycle crash – Tamworth

A report will be prepared for the Coroner following the death of a man in Tamworth yesterday.

Just after midnight (Sunday 25 October 2015), Tamworth Base Hospital notified police a 51-year-old man had been admitted with serious life-threatening injuries.

He was pronounced deceased at 12.19am.

Officers attached to Oxley Local Area Command attended the hospital and spoke to two men – aged 27 – who took the 51-year-old man to hospital.

Police have been told the man was riding a motorcycle which hit a parked boat trailer on Mitchell Street, Westdale.

Detectives established crime scenes on Mitchell Street and Tasman Place, Westdale, and at Tamworth Base Hospital where the vehicle used to take the 51-year-old man to hospital was parked.

The Honda CRF450 was seized and taken to Tamworth Police Station for further examination.

Inquiries are ongoing.

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