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Man dies from falling off a moving vehicle in regional NSW. The RFDS was called in but the man had died.
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Man dies after falling from moving vehicle – Tilpa

Monday, 18 October 2021 10:08:20 AM

A man has died after falling from a moving vehicle on a property in the state’s far west.

About 6pm on Saturday 16 October 2021, emergency services attended a station on Tilpa-Louth Rd, Tilpa, about 350km south west of Broken Hill, following reports of an injured man.

The Royal Flying Doctors Service arrived about 8.45pm and were told a 25-year-old man was travelling in the rear tray of a Toyota Landcruiser when he fell from the vehicle.

The Cobar man suffered head injuries and died at the scene.

Officers attached to Barrier Police District were notified and attended.

Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident are underway.

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 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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Charges laid after unauthorised events – Tweed/Byron

Sunday, 17 October 2021 04:43:51 PM

Eleven people have been charged following unauthorised gatherings held at national parks on the state’s north coast overnight.

Just after 9.15pm (Saturday 16 October 2021), police were alerted to an unauthorised gathering being held within bushland at Tyagarah Nature Reserve.

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District attended, and the crowd dispersed into bushland.

About 1am (Sunday 17 October 2021), police were alerted to a separate event at Billinudgel Nature Reserve and shut down the event, dispersing the crowd.

The organiser, a 25-year-old man, was spoken to with sound and lighting equipment and prohibited drugs seized from the site.

The Byron Bay man was issued a cannabis caution after being found in possession of cannabis as well as a $1,000 PIN for breaching the Public Health Order and an infringement for the consumption of alcohol in a National Park.

Police established a stationary breath testing site at the intersection of Jones and Wooyung Roods.

During the operation 10 drivers were charged, five with low-range PCA and five with Mid-Range PCA. They will all face court at a later date. An additional four drivers were issued infringements for traffic offences.

Of note, a Toyota Hiace was stopped by officers on Wooyong Road, after failing to stop at the site.

The driver fled into nearby bushland and following a foot pursuit, the 21-year-old man, was found injured, with a suspected fractured ankle.

He was treated by paramedics and taken to Tweed Hospital, under police guard, for treatment.

The man was later transferred to Tweed Heads Police Station and charged with drive motor vehicle during disqualification period. An outstanding warrant was also executed.

He is due to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court on Monday 6 December 2021.

Inquiries continue to identify attendees and further breaches.

Tweed/Byron Police District Commander, Superintendent David Roptell said unauthorised gatherings of this type will not be tolerated and we appeal to the community to report suspected breaches which may impact on the health and safety of the community.

Not only are events like these illegal, but they also pose a serious safety risk to attendees and responding police due to the location and terrain, Supt Roptell said.

“The local community and environment are also being impacted by the noise and the rubbish left behind.

“Police will work closely with National Parks and Wildlife Services to target these events and prosecute offenders accordingly,” Supt Roptell said.

Anyone with information about 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 information via NSW Police social media pages.

Appeal after motorcycle rider dies in crash near Walcha

Monday, 18 October 2021 10:24:51 AM

A motorcycle rider has died following a single-vehicle crash near Walcha at the weekend.

Just after 2.30pm yesterday (Sunday 17 October 2021), emergency services responded to reports of a crash involving a blue BWM R1200 motorcycle on Cells River Road, Yarrowitch, about 80km south-east of Walcha.

The male rider died at the scene.

He is yet to be formally identified, however, is believed to be from Tasmania.

Officers from Oxley Police District established a crime scene before specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit attended and took carriage of the investigation.

As inquiries continue, investigators would like to speak with the driver of a four-wheel drive utility that had a dog on the tray travelling along Cells River Road around the time of the incident.

It is believed the driver maybe able to assist police with ongoing inquiries.

Police are urging anyone who may have seen the motorcycle or utility – or who may have dashcam footage from the area – to contact Crime Stoppers.

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.

Appeal to locate missing man – Narrabri

Saturday, 16 October 2021 09:18:45 PM

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the state’s north west.

Dean Gray, aged 25, was last seen on a rural property 7km outside of Narrabri on Old Gunnedah Road, about 7am this morning (Saturday 16 October 2021).

After failing to meet friends as planned, Dean was reported missing at 11am and officers attached to Oxley Police District commenced inquiries to locate him.

With assistance from PolAir and the NSW State Emergency Service, police conducted a coordinated land, air and water search in surrounding areas today.

Family and police hold concerns for his welfare.

Dean is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 175cm tall, of muscular build, with balding (blonde) hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing green shirt with brown jacket with blue jeans.

Dean is known is to frequent the areas of Narrabri.

Anyone who may have seen Dean is urged to contact Narrabri Police Station immediately on 02 6792 7199.

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 information via NSW Police social media pages.

Statement from Commissioner Mick Fuller regarding Singleton business closure

Saturday, 16 October 2021 05:14:23 PM

Officers from Hunter Valley Police District have served a licensed premises on George Street, Singleton, with an order to close today (Saturday 16 October 2021), due to alleged repeated breaches of the public health orders.

The closure order follows a number of previous interactions with the licensee – a 57-year-old man – due to repeated and continued breaches of the Public Health Order by allegedly allowing – and not taking steps to prevent – unvaccinated people being at the premises.

Police have attended the venue numerous times in the past week and issued the licensee three PINs and staff members three PINs for breaching the public health orders.

The venue will remain closed until midnight on Tuesday (19 October 2021).

Critical incident investigation underway following crash near Gundagai

Saturday, 16 October 2021 10:12:43 AM

A critical incident investigation is underway after a man was seriously injured following a crash in the state’s Riverina Region.

Just before 4pm yesterday (Friday 15 October 2021), officers from Riverina Police District received reports of a Ford Falcon travelling along the Hume Highway at Tarcutta, in excess of the sign posted speed limit.

The Ford was sighted by Traffic and Highway Patrol officers travelling northbound, near the Old Hume Highway intersection at Tumblong, at speeds of between 178 and 188 kmph.

Police travelled northbound but lost sight of the Ford before it was seen to leave the roadway and crash into a tree about 10km south of Gundagai.

The driver – a 30-year-old man – was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being taken to Wagga Base Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

A crime scene was established and examined by specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit.

A critical incident team from Murrumbidgee Police District have established Strike Force Barrabool to investigate all circumstances surrounding the incident

That investigation will be subject to an independent review.

No further details are available at this time.

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 information via NSW Police social media pages.

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