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Witnesses sought for truck and bike crash


Witnesses are being sought to a collision between a truck and motorcycle at East Ipswich on Thursday (16 April 2020) that left the female rider with serious head injuries.

Ipswich Police say that about 10.45am a white truck and a red motorcycle were travelling towards Ipswich on King Edward Parade, opposite Riverheart Parklands, when they collided.

The female rider, a 68-year-old North Ipswich woman, sustained a fractured skull, as well as internal bleeding and broken bones. She remains in hospital in a stable condition.

The truck driver, a 52-year-old man from New Beith, was not injured.witnesses

Investigators would like to speak to witnesses to the crash, or anyone who may have relevant dashcam footage.

Police say the occupants of two vehicles in the area at the time of the crash, may have witnessed the incident.

Officers wish to talk to the driver and passenger of a grey sedan or a white utility (similar to the one in the photo below) travelling behind the truck.witnesses

Anyone with information is urged to contact police (details below).

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP2000767350 within the online suspicious activity form.

We wish the rider a full and swift recovery from her injuries.

WA crash

WA Police are also seeking witnesses to a crash in which a 51-year-old motorcyclist died yesterday afternoon (Saturday 18 April 2020).

The accident happened about 1pm at the intersection of Kargotich and Rowley Roads, Oakford.

It is believed the Harley-Davidson rider was travelling north when collided with an oncoming Toyota Rav4.

He was rushed to Armadale Hospital for treatment where he died shortly after.

Investigators would like to speak to anyone who saw the crash, has dash camera footage of the crash, or had seen the motorcycle just prior to the crash.

The driver of the Rav4 was not injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800333000 or make a report online at