Motorcyclists crashes into sedan at Gordon: two hospitalised

Two people were hospitalised after a motorcyclist crashed head on with a white Holden sedan at Gordon on Sunday, March 19. 

Tasmania Police said the 24-year-old man from Verona Sands attempted to overtake a truck while traveling north on the Channel Highway at 1pm.

While attempting to overtake, the man, who was riding a white and green Honda trail bike, crashed into a sedan traveling south. 

The Verona Sands man was thrown from his motorcycle, receiving serious spinal injuries. 

Paramedics treated the motorcyclist at the scene, he was transported to the Royal Hobart Hospital with serious injuries. 

The 24-year-old was believed to be in a critical condition. 

A 63-year-old New Zealand woman was driving the Holden sedan, she sustained chest injuries and was transported to hospital. 

The woman has since been released. 

Three other passengers in the sedan; a 53-year-old woman, a 60-year-old man and an 89-year-old man, were not injured in the crash.