Police appeal for witnesses after crash at Maitland

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Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam vision as investigations continue into a crash in Maitland last week.

At about 6.55pm on Wednesday 14 April a collision occurred involving a white Husqvarna dirt bike, a blue Mitsubishi Pajero and a marked police vehicle on the New England Highway at Maitland.

The 19-year-old male rider and police officer were treated at the scene by paramedics from NSW Ambulance before the police officer was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a serious but stable condition. The rider was conveyed by road to John Hunter Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The driver of the Pajero was not injured.

Officers from Crash Investigations Unit (CIU) attended the scene and established a crime scene.

As investigations continue, police are appealing to the public, for anyone that may have witnessed the crash to come forward.