Major Motorbike Crash On Sturt Highway
Crash unit investigate fatality
A woman who was riding passenger on a motorbike has died during a collision in the Riverland.
Reports the car collided with the bike around 2:45pm on Monday.
The incident occured at the intersection of Sturt Highway and Murtho Road.
Emergency crews arrived soon after, sadly the 62-year-old passenger from Paringa died at the scene.
The driver of the bike, a 66-year-old man was taken to Berri Hospital in a serious condition, before being airlifted to the Royal Adelaide Hospital.
The driver of the car, a male from Renmark was not injured.
A total of 94 lives have now been lost on South Australia's roads this year, comparing to 88 at this time in 2020.
The Riverland collision comes after 21-year-old Nathan Palmer died last Tuesday at Forreston Road.
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