Two people die in motorcycle crash at Peakhurst

Two people have died following a single-motorcycle crash at Peakhurst today.

About 11.10am this morning emergency services were called to Forest Road, Peakhurst, after reports that a motorcycle hit a pole.

The male rider and a female pillion passenger died at the scene.

Officers attached to St George Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene, which will be forensically examined.

Police have been told that the motorcycle crashed into the pole as it was approaching a bend on Forest Road.

St George PAC have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone with dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

One east bound lane is closed on Forest Road, near Forshore Avenue. Motorists and pedestrians are being urged to avoid the area and check www.livetraffic.com for updates before travelling.

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

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