Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash at Lake Macquarie this afternoon.
Emergency services were called to Stockton Street at Morisset, about 1.45pm following reports of a crash.
The male rider was treated by paramedics, but died at the scene.
The driver of a Holden Astra, a 68-year-old woman, was uninjured and taken to Wyong Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.
Officers from Lake Macquarie Police District continue to investigate the circumstances and will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner.
Local traffic diversions are in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area where possible. For further information go to www.livetraffic.com
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/