Charges Laid Over Collision With Police Motorcyclist

An Officer was hit at Warrell Creek


Mid North Coast Newsroom

19 March 2019

Mid North Coast Newsroom

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Crash investigators have charged a woman in relation to a collision with a police motorcyclist.

Just before 11am on Sunday 30 December 2018, a Traffic and Highway Patrol motorcyclist stopped a black Subaru hatchback on the Pacific Highway, near Cockburns Lane, Warrell Creek, about 20km south of Nambucca Heads.

As the officer was dealing with the driver for a traffic related matter, another vehicle hit the stationary motorcycle and officer.

The male senior constable attached to the Traffic and Highway Patrol Command was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Coffs Harbour Hospital with a broken leg.

The female driver of the Subaru was uninjured.


Crash investigators have today issued a 70-year-old woman with a Future Court Attendance Notice for negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm injury - first offence.

She is due to appear in Macksville Local Court on 23 May 2019.

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