Medowie man, 33, killed in motorbike accident

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner following the death of a motorcyclist south of Newcastle yesterday.

Emergency services were called to Flowers Drive, Catherine Hill Bay, about 3.15pm (Saturday 23 July 2016), following reports of a collision between a motorcycle and a car.

The rider, a 33-year-old man from Medowie, was treated by NSW Ambulance Paramedics; however, died at the scene.

The driver of the car, a 19-year-old man, was not injured. He was taken to Belmont Hospital to undergo mandatory blood and urine testing.

A second motorcycle rider, a 47-year-old man from Singleton, was injured after the initial impact. He was taken to John Hunter Hospital with a suspected broken leg and ribs.

Flowers Drive was closed for several hours while police examined the scene.

Police are appealing for anyone with information about the crash to come forward.

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