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Mandatory testing for four after rider dies

Testing crash accident NSW Police

Four drivers have been taken for mandatory testing after a motorcycle rider died in a truck collision on the M4 at Clyde today (2 April 2020).

NSW Police say the rider, aged 55, died at the scene.

Our sincere condolences to the rider’s family and friends.

The accident happened just before 1pm on the M4 near the James Ruse Drive turnoff.

“It is believed the motorcycle rider was avoiding a broken-down utility that was involved in an earlier collision with another car, when it collided with a semitrailer,” police say.

Four drivers have been taken to Westmead Hospital for testing which is mandatory in these cases.

Officers from Cumberland Police Area Command established a crime scene and inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash continue

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.