Injured motorcyclist airlifted to John Hunter Hospital

Crash site: Police at the scene of Monday September 11's crash involving a car and a motorcyclist. Photo: Ivan Sajko
Crash site: Police at the scene of Monday September 11's crash involving a car and a motorcyclist. Photo: Ivan Sajko

A 48 year old motorcyclist was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital after his bike and a car collided at the Oxley Highway and King Creek Road intersection on September 11.

The motorcyclist was initially transported to Port Macquarie Base Hospital in a critical condition.

He was subsequently airlifted by Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service to John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle on Monday evening.

His condition is currently listed as stable.

The crash occurred at the intersection with King Creek Road at around 11.20am.

Paramedics, police, NSW Rural Fire Service attended the scene.

Wauchope's Senior Constable Karen Pascoe said police will continue their enquiries into the accident.

"It appears that the silver Lexus has stopped on the line (on King Creek Road) and was going to make a right hand turn," Snr Cst Pascoe said.

"The motorcyclist was travelling on the Oxley Highway toward Wauchope. They have collided.

"The condition of the rider is currently unknown. The vehicle driver, a female, is showing no signs of ill health at this time.

"We will conduct further interviews and continue our enquries into the accident."

Traffic control measures were put in place with one lane of the highway open to alternate traffic.