M4 delays in Sydney after motorcyclist killed in crash

| 30.07,19. 07:35 PM |


M4 delays in Sydney after motorcyclist killed in crash


Commuters faced traffic chaos on the M4 this morning. (Nine)


The man was killed after the accident truck on the off-ramp at Holroyd in Western Sydney. (Nine)


A 22-year-old motorcyclist has died after colliding with a truck at a notorious spot on Sydney's M4 motorway in a crash that sparked long delays during morning peak hour.


Commuters faced traffic chaos on the M4 this morning. (Nine)


All city-bound lanes were closed near Granville at around 8.30am to allow a rescue helicopter to land on the road, causing traffic to back up for 13km, officials said.


“We gave the rider every opportunity,” A NSW Ambulance spokesman, said.


“He was in a critical condition and transported under lights and sirens, police escort to Westmead but unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries and the doctor announced him deceased.”


A helicopter landed on the road after the accident. (Facebook)


NSW Police said the truck was towed for examination and the driver was taken for mandatory blood and urine testing.


Police urged the public to exercise “extreme care” when using the off-ramp exit due to heavy traffic.


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