Motorcycle rider injured in crash at Murwillumbah

A MOTORCYCLIST has been seriously injured after crashing into a guard rail at Murwillumbah.

About 11.30am yesterday a group of riders were travelling south-east along Numinbah Road, near Mt Tomewin Road.

Police said it appeared that a 45-year-old Queensland man failed to negotiate a bend in the road and crashed into a guardrail.

A second rider, a 56-year-old man also from Queensland then crashed into the rider.

The initial rider sustained fractures to his legs and was airlifted by Lifesaver 4 to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition.

The other rider received only minor abrasions.

A crime scene has been established and the scene will be forensically examined.

Investigations are continuing.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to these incidents to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page



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