Man injured in motorbike accident at Raymond Terrace

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A man is recovering in hospital following a police pursuit in Raymond Terrace.

At about 12am today (Thursday 27 August), officers attached to Port Stephens-Hunter Police District were travelling along Port Stephens Street in Raymond Terrace when they attempted to stop a Suzuki motorbike.

It’s alleged the motorbike failed to stop and officers initiated a pursuit.

Shortly after, the bike hit a gutter at a roundabout at the intersection of Port Stephens Street and Bourke Street

The rider, a 29-year-old man, was treated at the scene before being taken to John Hunter Hospital for treatment to a serious leg injury.

He remains at the hospital under police guard in a stable condition.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash has commenced.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the online reporting page. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.