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Man knocked from motorcycle in Lakelands crash

Photos: Tex Reeks

Police are investigating a motorcycle crash that occurred in Lakelands on Sunday.

About 5:20pm, it’s believed a man was knocked from a motorcycle after he clipped a truck on Yindana Boulevard near Catalina Drive.

Witnesses said the rider was speeding shortly before the crash and that they heard a loud bang and then seen the man run from the scene with an injured leg.

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It’s alleged the man was left disorientated and returned to the scene a short time later.

St John paramedics have treated the rider.

Both vehicles suffered extensive damage and had to be towed away.

Local council and police closed a short stretch of Yindana Boulevard for over 40 minutes as they gathered evidence.