Topics:  car crash, dirt bike rider, helmet

Young rider found to be at fault

A young rider involved in a head-on at Korora on Tuesday on an unregistered dirt bike is facing charges.  FRANK REDWARD.
A young rider involved in a head-on at Korora on Tuesday on an unregistered dirt bike is facing charges. FRANK REDWARD. FRANK REDWARD

A TEENAGER involved in a crash on an unregistered motorcycle at Korora this week has been found to be at fault by police.

The youth was rushed to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital with multiple injuries after he crashed head-on into a hatchback on Bruxner Park Rd on Tuesday at 4.10pm.

Police said the driver of the car a man, aged in his 50s, was driving towards Sealy Lookout when he rounded a blind corner and could not avoid an accident.

The teenager was overtaking another youth on a motorcycle at the time and was on the wrong side of the roadway.   

Ambulance media said he was taken to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital with a suspected broken leg.

The driver of the vehicle was visibly shaken at the scene.

Police said the dirt bike the youth was riding was unregistered and uninsured.  

The youth faces charges and will have to compensate the driver for repairs to the motor vehicle.



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