Major Motorbike Crash On Sturt Highway

Crash unit investigate fatality


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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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14 December 2021




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