Learner motorcycle rider dies in hospital 11 days after brutal Adelaide CBD crash, police confirmPosted by On


A learner motorcycle rider left fighting for life in hospital following a brutal crash in the Adelaide CBD has died in hospital, police have confirmed.

The crash occurred about 12.40pm on February 12 at the Elizabeth and Waymouth St intersection in the heart of the city.

The young man, 20, was riding a motorcycle when it collided with a Toyota LandCruiser.

The crash happened about 12.40pm on February 12, 2024. Duncan Evans
Camera IconThe crash happened about 12.40pm on February 12, 2024. Duncan Evans Credit: News Corp Australia

The Hazelwood Park man sustained serious injuries in the crash and paramedics took him to the Royal Adelaide Hospital in a critical condition.

“Sadly the man died in hospital last night,” South Australian Police said on Saturday morning.

“The driver of the Toyota LandCruiser, a 69-year-old Victorian man, was not injured in the collision”

Photos from the scene show a L-plate sticker hanging from the back of the damaged motorbike.

The thoroughfare was closed to traffic as police investigated the scene. Duncan Evans
Camera IconThe thoroughfare was closed to traffic as police investigated the scene. Duncan Evans Credit: News Corp Australia

Waymouth St, a major thoroughfare, was closed to all traffic between Grey Street and Morphett Street after the crash.

Police officers at the scene could be seen marking out parts of the road with chalk.

No charges have been laid, police confirmed.

The man’s death marks the 13th life lost on South Australia’s roads in 2024.

Investigations are continuing.

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