Motorcyclist clocks 131km/h, crashes after police chase

THE QUEENSLAND Police Ethical Standards Command has been advised of an incident after a young man came off his motorbike after a police chase on Saturday night.

Police spotted the 19-year-old man allegedly travelling at 131km/h in an 80km zone on Kirkwood Rd just after 9pm.

Kirkwood Rd has been named as as one of the worst intersections in the region by Observer readers.

Queensland Police reported that officers on scene attempted to intercept the motorcycle rider until they lost sight of him.

A short time later they found the motorcycle crashed on Glenlyon Rd.

The Kin Kora man was transported to Rockhampton Hospital with a broken leg and a hip injury.

The Ethical Standards Command exists to promote ethical behaviour, discipline and professional practice in the QPS.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit crimestoppers.com.au.

 



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