Man dead after motorcycle crash in Palm Beach


A man has died following a crash between a truck and motorcycle in Sydney’s northern beaches.

A truck driver has been arrested after a fatal crash on Sydney’s northern beaches on Sunday morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Barrenjoey Road at Palm Beach about 9am following reports a motorcycle had collided with a truck.

The motorcycle rider, a man believed to be 46 years old, was thrown from the bike and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The truck driver was not injured and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital where he underwent mandatory testing.

The 29-year-old Queensland man was arrested at the hospital and taken to Manly police station for questioning.

Officers from Northern Beaches Police Area Command established a crime scene, which has been forensically examined.

Inquiries continue into the crash and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers, 1800 333 000.



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