Man flown to hospital after motorcycle accident on Ocean Drive, North Haven

The man was flown by Westpac Helicopter to John Hunter Hospital. Photo: Olwen Williams.
The man was flown by Westpac Helicopter to John Hunter Hospital. Photo: Olwen Williams.

A 56-year-old man has been flown to John Hunter Hospital after a motorcycle accident at North Haven on Thursday, October 10.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident on Ocean Drive, near Hillman Street at about 6am.

A spokesperson from NSW Police said the Harley Davidson motorcycle allegedly lost control and hit a brick wall of a North Haven café.

The rider is a man from Laurieton. He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for a serious head injury before being airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.

Officers from Mid North Coast Police District established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

To report information about the incident please contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

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