Motorcycles collide

A 21-YEAR-OLD woman was taken to Tamworth hospital after two motorcycles collided on the Oxley Highway near Woolbrook yesterday. 

The accident happened at about 1pm with the female taken by ambulance to hospital with a suspected minor head injury.

She was wearing protective clothing and a helmet and was in a stable condition last night in hospital.

An ambulance spokeswoman said this was the third collision between two motorcycles in NSW yesterday.

Passenger in shock

A PASSENGER was taken to Tamworth hospital after a car accident on Saturday afternoon.

Tamworth police said a white Mitsubishi Triton ute collided with a Holden Commodore at about 4.15pm at the intersection of Vera and Kathleen streets.

One of the vehicles then struck a pole. A passenger was taken to Tamworth hospital with a suspected broken wrist and shock and both vehicles were towed from the scene.

Positive breath-test

A DRIVING lesson turned sour with a learner driver and her passenger both charged on Saturday night.

Tamworth police said officers stopped the learner driver at 9.15pm on Saturday in West Tamworth. The female driver returned a positive breath test with a reading of 0.155 and was charged with high-range PCA. Her passenger/instructor was also unlicensed.

No injuries in crash

ALL occupants escaped injury when two vehicles collided 2km south of Duri-Dungowan Rd on the New England Highway about 10.45pm on Saturday.

An ambulance spokesperson said no one was trapped or injured and no one was taken to hospital after the collision.



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