A motorcyclist has died at the scene of a crash with a van at the intersection of Ballina Road and Bruxner Highway, Alstonville, yesterday afternoon (Monday August 20).
About 4.30pm, a Nissan Elgrand van travelling south on Ballina Road and a Triumph motorcycle travelling east on the Bruxner Highway collided at the intersection.
The rider, a 39-year-old man, was thrown from his bike and suffered critical injuries. Attempts to revive him were unsuccessful and he died at the scene.
The driver, a 33-year-old woman, was taken to hospital for mandatory tests.
Inquiries are continuing by officers from the Far North Coast Crash Investigation Unit.
Police are appealing for anyone with information, dash cam footage or any witnesses to come forward.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.