Motorcyclist Dies, Two Injured After Crash At Cessnock

A motorcyclist has died and two others were injured following a crash in Cessnock on the Hunter Expressway today.

Emergency services were called to a location just past Hart Road at Loxford, about 9.15am (Friday 23 February 2024), after reports three motorcyclists traveling northbound had crashed.

One of the riders died at the scene. He has not been formally identified.

Two other riders, also males, were injured and treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being transported by road to John Hunter Hospital.

Their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

A crime scene has been established to determine the circumstances behind the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Traffic diversions are in place and motorists are urged to check for the latest information.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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