Motorcyclist found dead on Marathon Street, West Tamworth

WITNESSES SOUGHT: A man was found dead on a West Tamworth street on Saturday night. Photo: Peter Hardin 050918PHA005
WITNESSES SOUGHT: A man was found dead on a West Tamworth street on Saturday night. Photo: Peter Hardin 050918PHA005

A MAN has died following a motorcycle crash in Tamworth on Saturday night.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and have issued a call to the community for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.

A man driving along Marathon Street, near Gunnedah Road, spotted a body lying near a motorcycle on the side of the road, just before 10pm on Saturday.

Tamworth police were called and located a 38-year-old Westdale man, who had died at the scene.

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Police will prepare a report for the Coroner.

It comes after a 20-year-old man was killed near Glen Innes when the car he was in rolled down an embankment, injuring three others on board.

The Tamworth rescue chopper was tasked on a primary  mission to Lower Creek near Armidale after a 70-year-old male was injured in motorcycle accident on the Kempsey Road.

He was flown to Coffs Harbour Hospital in a stable condition with lower limb injuries. 

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