Police responding to serious traffic crash at Silkwood

A motorcyclist has suffered critical injuries following a collision with a vehicle in Silkwood yesterday evening, Friday June 18.

Initial investigations indicate around 7pm a grey 2019 Harley Davidson FXDRS was travelling north at speed along Silkwood Japoon Road before entering the intersection of Walter Lever Estate Road when a collision occurred with a Silver 2006 Honda Civic Sedan.

The rider, a 32-year-old Silkwood man, suffered serious leg and internal injuries and was later flown to Cairns Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

The driver, a 21-year-old Ravenshoe woman, was not physically injured.

Forensic Crash Unit investigators are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam vision of the crash, or the moments leading up to it to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

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