NSW Police launch critical incident investigation after motorcycle crash at Beverly Hills

Police probe motorcycle crash

NSW Police have launched a critical incident investigation following a crash involving a motorcyclist at Beverly Hills yesterday.

The motorcyclist today remains in St George Hospital in a critical condition.

NSW Police said officers attached to St George Police Area Command were on the M5 Motorway at Beverly Hills about 12.40pm on Monday when they allegedly spotted a motorcycle that was being driven erratically.

NSW Police said officers activated their warning devices with the intention of stopping the motorcycle, which was some distance from them.

"When the motorcyclist failed to stop, officers deactivated the police vehicle's warning devices for safety reasons," NSW Police said.

"A short time later, the motorcyclist hit three vehicles at the intersection of the King Georges Road off-ramp.

"The rider was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to St George Hospital in a critical condition.

"The occupants of the three vehicles were not injured."

The accident closed two left-hand turning lanes from the M5 Motorway onto King Georges Road northbound for some time and motorists were advised to avoid the area.

The Crash Investigation Unit was called to the scene.

NSW Police said a critical incident team from Campsie Police Area Command would investigate all circumstances surrounding the incident.

"That investigation will be subject to independent review," NSW police said.

"No further details are available at this time,however, police are appealing for witnesses to come forward."

Details: Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.