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About 4.30pm on Monday 20 August 2018, 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.

Three passengers in the Nissan escaped injury.

Following an investigation by officers from the Far North Coast Crash Investigation Unit, on Wednesday (30 January 2019), the 33-year-old woman was issued a Future Court Attendance Notice for negligent driving occasioning death, and for failing to give way to a vehicle at a give way sign/line.

She will appear at Lismore Local Court on Thursday 21 March 2019.


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