A motorcyclist has died following a crash near Cessnock yesterday.
At about 10.50am (Saturday 5 September), emergency services were called to Great North Road, Wollombi, following reports a motorcyclist and KIA sedan collided.
The rider, a 52 -year-old man, was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics, however he died at the scene.
The driver, a 74-year-old man was taken to Cessnock Hospital for mandatory blood and alcohol testing.
Officers from Hunter Valley Police District established a crime scene and have commenced inquiries into the cause of the crash.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via its online reporting page.