Motorcyclist hurt in col­li­sion

Shepparton News - - NEWS - By Hay­den Thom­son

A Townsville man, 38, was taken to Goul­burn Val­ley Health with head in­juries fol­low­ing a col­li­sion be­tween a mo­tor­cy­cle and car in Shep­par­ton yes­ter­day.

Emer­gency ser­vices were called to the in­ter­sec­tion of Sun Val­ley Dve and Chan­nel Rd about 1.15 pm.

Shep­par­ton High­way Pa­trol Lead­ing Se­nior Con­sta­ble Richard Ivory said a Shep­par­ton man, 30, was driv­ing a util­ity west on Chan­nel Rd.

Lead­ing Sen Const Ivory said two mo­tor­bikes were trav­el­ling east on Chan­nel Rd and turn­ing into Sun Val­ley Dve when one col­lided with the util­ity.

He said the motorcyclist was knocked un­con­scious and had head in­juries, while the util­ity driver avoided in­jury.

Chan­nel Rd was closed to traf­fic for al­most 30 min­utes while emer­gency ser­vices cleared the scene.

Lead­ing Sen Const Ivory said the cause of the crash was be­ing in­ves­ti­gated.

In a sep­a­rate in­ci­dent, a car and truck col­lided at the in­ter­sec­tion of Wyn­d­ham St and Knight St, Shep­par­ton, yes­ter­day morn­ing.

Paramedics as­sessed the driver of the car at the scene, while the truck driver is be­lieved to have es­caped with­out in­jury.

One lane head­ing north­bound on Wyn­d­ham St was closed for a pe­riod while the scene was cleared.

Pic­tures: Ray Sizer

Con­trol­ling area: The scene of a truck and car col­li­sion at the Wyn­d­ham St and Knight St in­ter­sec­tion yes­ter­day morn­ing.

Help­ing hand: Emer­gency ser­vices at the scene of a ute and mo­tor­cy­cle col­li­sion on Chan­nel Rd, Shep­par­ton, yes­ter­day af­ter­noon.

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